Manjushri

Key Sketch

Siddhi Muni Shakya
1958 C.E.

About the Art

Manjushree is the embodiment of the characteristics of Enlightened Mind and can see the nature of reality as it is. In Mahayana Buddhist tradition, he is regarded as having supreme wisdom among Boddhisattva. He is holding a Khadga (double-edge sword), arrow, boon granting gesture (Varada Mudra) in his right hand. On the left, he holds prajnaparamita (holy scripture), a bow, and a lotus.

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