Manjushri Statue symbolizes the bodhisattva Manjushri, who is venerated in Mahayana and Vajrayana Buddhism. Manjushri is viewed as a symbol of wisdom and is esteemed as the Bodhisattva of Transcendent Wisdom.
Manjushri is represented sitting, on a lotus seat or in a relaxed pose with crossed legs. He is usually depicted as a youthful figure, exuding tranquility and serenity. Manjushri holds a sword in one hand, indicating his power to sever ignorance and delusion, and a book or lotus blossom in the other, symbolizing knowledge and awakening. Though he varies in form, the commonest is known as "Manjushri in his Bodhisattva aspect."
- Size: 21.5 cm x 17 cm
- Materials: Copper, Brass
- Origination: Nepal
Manjushri statues are composed of materials including bronze, brass, and wood, coming in multiple sizes - from miniature figures to large-scale sculptures. These statues display intricate designs in their facial expressions, hand gestures (mudras), and symbolic representations.