Gilt Bronze Figure Of Manjushri & Consort

Description: Manjushri, the Buddha of Wisdom, has a long and profound connection with the sacred Wutaishan Mountain of China, which has been documented in the sutras – here on this holy mountain Manjushri is said to have appeared often to pilgrims with the pure motivation to meet him.

Manjushri is seated in the vajra posture with four faces & eight arms. In his right hand he holds a sword with which he cuts fundamental ignorance, or the attachment to inherent existence of our self and all phenomena. In his left hand he holds the stem of a flower upon which rests the Prajnaparamita text, the Perfection of Wisdom Sutra. He can also be seen holding a bow, arrow, noose & Vajra.

Saraswati is his female consort. she represents the wisdom of the arts and in particular of music.

Age: 18th – Early 19th c

Size: Approx 25 cm High

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