Beauty, Grace and Corvids

Kuan Yin isn’t so strange a figure to be present in a bird shaman’s life. She is often depicted with birds. Most commonly, it is with a swallow (sometimes very stylized and phoenix-like) which carries a string of prayer beads in its beak. This bird represents light in the darkness, especially through devotion. Sometimes the […]

via Birds in Kuan Yin Iconography — Dragons Bearing Honey

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