In his long career as a poet, Buddhist teacher, spiritual
advisor, and writer, Stephen Levine has changed our understanding
of death and dying. In Becoming Kuan Yin, Levine's first
new book in many years, he turns to the legend of Kuan Yin, the
Bodhistitva venerated by East Asian Buddhists for her compassion.
In Becoming Kuan Yin, Levine shares the tale of Miao Shan,
born centuries ago to a cruel king who wanted her to marry a... more...