This is a beautifully crafted cloisonne Manjushri (Monju, Wenshu, Etc). It is based upon the Tibetan cultural understanding of Manjushri. In his right hand, he holds high the Sword of Discernment. In his left hand he holds cultivated knowledge.
- Manjushri is the ideology for ourselves to embody these qualities.
- Knowledge of the Dharma.
- It's creative use. (Wisdom/Discernment)
Dimensions (H): 8"
Diverse Cloisonne Tibetan Manjushri
A Bodhisattva represents the Ideology of Someone Who Is of a Highly Valued Quality.
The Crown represents Royalty in the sense of an Ideology of High Importance.
The Foot posture is called The Full Lotus Position in Yoga.
The Books & Flowers represents the Cultivation of Knowledge. (That transforms into something of use - the Sword.)
The Sword represents Discernment; when it is used it becomes Wisdom.
The Robe represents a Sage.
The color Gold represents the Highest Valued color in eastern cultures.
The Colorfulness represents Diversity; the Many Colors of Life.