Bato

Japanese - A name of Kwannon as 'horse-headed' and guardian of horses. The reference is not to the head of the goddess but to the horse's head set into her tiara. On occassion, identified as Bato, Bato-Kwannon, Bato-Kwannon, Kwannon, Kwannon, Avalokiteshvara, Kannon, Kannon-sama, sacred birds, Chu-jo Hime, Fuku-kensaku, Jiu-ichi-men-Kwannon, Juichimen, Jundei, Kannon(-sama), Nyoirin, Senjiu, Sho(tuku), Buddhist Avalokiteshvara or Chinese Kuan Yin.

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