This is a beautifully crafted, hand carved, wooden Manjushri (Monju, Wenshu, Etc). He is sitting upon a Lion Dog with the Sword of Discernment in his right hand and the Scroll of Knowledge in his left. The Scroll contains the universal Dharma and the Sword is his application of it.
- Manjushri is the ideology for ourselves to embody these qualities.
- Knowledge of the Dharma.
- It's creative use. (Wisdom/Discernment)
Dimensions (L x W x H): 4.4" x 2.5" x 5.5"
Monju: The Sword of Discernment & Scroll of Knowledge
A Bodhisattva represents the Ideology of Someone Who Is of a Highly Valued Quality.
The Sword represents Discernment, when it is used it becomes Wisdom.
The Scroll represents Knowledge.
The Robe represents a Sage.
The Foo Dog represents a Lion and a Dragon.
The Lion represents Prominent Power.
The Dot in the center of the forehead represents the One-Pointed Mind.
The Sun represents the Highest Transformative Power (Gold/Red).
The Water represents the Flowing Nature of Life and Wisdom.
The Mystic Clouds represents the Formless-Form of The Present Moment.
The color Red represents Transformation/Awakening in eastern culture.