3" Small Size Manjushri Bodhisattva Deity Statue in Brass | Handmade | Made in India

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“Wisdom Embodied" - The Small Size Manjushri, a brass marvel from India, pays homage to the Tibetan Buddhist Bodhisattva. Handmade, it portrays Manjushri holding the sword of wisdom, cutting through ignorance. His lotus seat signifies purity amid chaos. Manjushri's radiant presence embodies enlightenment's brilliance, guiding seekers on their path to wisdom. As we gaze upon this figure, we're reminded of the inner sword that dispels illusion and grants clarity. This sculpture is a testament to the transformative journey of enlightenment and our pursuit of discerning truth from falsehood.

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Item Code: ZEO917
Specifications:
BRASS STATUE
Height: 3.9 inch
Width: 1.7 inch
Depth: 2.9 inch
Weight: 270 gm
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Shipped to 153 countries
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Manjushri: The Wisdom-Bearer Bodhisattva

Manjushri, also known as Manjughosha, is one of the most revered deities in Mahayana Buddhism. He is considered a male Bodhisattva associated with or the embodiment of wisdom (transcendental knowledge). The Sanskrit term Manjushri translates to “sweet glory”. The practitioners and followers of Buddhism consider him a fully enlightened Buddha who is very merciful towards all living entities of this material world. They meditate upon his deity to develop his inner transcendental qualities to advance in their spiritual consciousness and journey. Manjushri is often compared with Hinduism and in some traditions, Goddess Saraswati is said to be his consort.

Nepalese sculptures are famous for describing the form of Bodhisattvas and the Manjushri is portrayed as a youthful man riding on a lion or sometimes sitting on the skin of a lion. He holds a flaming sword in his right hand while the scripture is in his left hand. The scripture (Prajñāpāramitā sutra) represents transcendental knowledge and the sword symbolizes the power of transcendental wisdom to cut down one's illusion and duality.

Who is Manjushri in Buddhism?

Different traditions or sects of Buddhism have their own understanding and reverence for Manjushri. In Mahayana Buddhism, scholars identify him as the oldest and the most important Bodhisattva who embodies transcendental wisdom. The followers of Vajrayana Buddhism consider Manjushri an important meditational deity who is a fully enlightened Buddha and disciples devote themselves to him. In Tibetan Buddhism, the wrathful manifestation of Manjushri (Yamantaka) is worshiped. He is also known by different names in different countries and Buddhist cultures. For instance, in China, Manjushri is known as Wenshu.
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What is the significance of Manjushri?

In some Sutras of the Mahayana Buddhism scripture, Manjushri is often mentioned discussing the wisdom of Dharma with Buddha. Thus, it is believed that he inspires all the fallen souls of this material world to take up knowledge, both material and spiritual, that can develop good qualities in them. Those who meditate upon the form of Manjushri and pray to him are blessed with good spiritual learning skills that eventually help them to advance further in their consciousness.
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What is the power of Manjushri?

In Mahayana Buddhism, Manjushri is considered one of the four principal Bodhisattvas; the three others are Bodhisattva Ksitigarbha, Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara, and Bodhisattva Samantabhadra. Bodhisattva Manjushri is very powerful and therefore his followers chant the Manjushri mantra that blesses them with inner wisdom and worldly knowledge. Those who regularly chant the mantra experience the direct guidance of Manjushri in their lives.
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