[ uhv-uh-loh-ki-teysh-ver-uh ]
/ ˌʌv əˌloʊ kɪˈteɪʃ vər ə /
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a male Bodhisattva, widely revered and identified with various persons and gods.
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In another temple we found the Lamas holding service in worship of the many-handed Buddha, Avalokitesvara.The Unveiling of Lhasa|Edmund Candler
For example, the power of Avalokitesvara was separated from his protecting care and providence.The Religions of Japan|William Elliot Griffis
Probably it refers to the legendary birth of their chief saint, Avalokitesvara, who is said to have been born of a lotus flower.The Religious Sentiment|Daniel G. Brinton