The Bodhisattva Manjughosa

ABS 076
15th century
Inlaid gilt copper
Height: 30,5 cm

Manjughosa – The Gentle Voiced One, is one of the five forms of bodhisattva Mañjuśrī. He  embodies the knowledge (prajna) of all the Buddhas. He sits in the diamond attitude (vajraparyankasana) on a double lotus pedestal. His hands are placed in the mudra of teaching (dharmachakra) while holding lotus flower stalks on which lay his attributes: a sword and the book of Prajñāpāramitā (the transcendental knowledge).


Gilt copper inlaid with silver, coral and stones

Height: 30,5 cm
15th century


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