Chinese Bodhisattva/ Goddess of
Compassion, Mercy and Kindness is
considered to be a mother-goddess and
patron of seamen. THE GODDESS' NAME.
The name Guan Yin also spelt Guan Yim,
Kuan Yim, Kwan Im, or Kuan Yin, is a short
form for Kuan-shi Yin, meaning "Observing
the Sounds (or Cries) of the (human) World".