8.25 Manjushri / Manjushree / Jambiyang Statue Partly Gold Gilded with Face Gold Painted. Manjushri – The Bodhisattva of Wisdom. Manjushri embodies the omniscient wisdom of enlightenment – the wisdom that discerns the true nature of reality. He can discriminate between correct and incorrect views and between beneficial and non-beneficial actions to be taken on one’s spiritual path. He bestows intelligence, knowledge, wisdom, mastery of the teachings, eloquence and memory. His name means “gentle glory” and he is especially revered in Nepal, where he is said to have enabled the founding of civilization in the Kathmandu Valley. Manjushri is also the patron Bodhisattva of the Kadampa i. Gelugpa order of Tibetan Buddhism, which is famous for its master scholars, called. Manjushri’s left hand is in. The gesture of teaching and intellectual discussion. This hand also holds the stem of a lotus flower that supports the. The flaming sword in his right hand symbolizes the power of discriminating wisdom to cut through ignorance, the root of all suffering. Manjushri, in this sword-wielding pose, is representative of the courage and exertion needed to realize freedom. Expertly cast from copper alloy and gilded with 24 karat gold with fine hand carvings, this statue is an beautiful portrayal of Manjushri. This sculpture was individually handcrafted in Patan, Nepal by master artisans of the Shakya clan who are considered among the best in the world. These craftsmen are the modern heirs to a centuries-old tradition of creating sacred art for use in temples and monasteries. The fine metalworking techniques have been passed down from generation to generation since ancient times. Manjushri Statue – Partly Gold Gilded with Face Gold Painted. Lost Wax Method, Copper Alloy with 24 Karat Gold Gilding. 2.5 kg / 5.5 lbs. The item “8.25 Manjushri Copper Gold Gilded Hand Carved Gold Face Painted Statue Patan” is in sale since Thursday, December 24, 2015. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Religion & Spirituality\Buddhism\Statues & Figures”. The seller is “shakya_statues_trade” and is located in Patan. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Country of Manufacture: Nepal