Meaning of Manjushree Buddha Thangka
Thangka painting depicting Buddhist deity Manjushree is a bodhisattva associated with prajñā (insight). Manjushree is considered to be the God of Divine Wisdom. According to the Buddhist tradition, he is the founder of Nepalese civilization and the creator of Kathmandu Valley.
He holds the sword of light and wisdom in his right hand. His left hand holds Prajnaparmita manuscript, the book of Divine Wisdom, on top of the lotus blossom. According to the tradition, he was a Chinese saint and is considered to be one of the Four Great Bodhisattvas of Chinese Buddhism.