Fully Gold Plated Maha Manjushree Statue, 10"
This Maha Manjushree is displayed with his associate and is situated on a lotus and consists of four heads and six hands. Maha-Manjushree is known as the Bodhisattva of Wisdom and is the bodhisattva partner to Adi Buddha. Maha Manjushri is regularly viewed as the Buddha's manifest insight. In his right hand Maha Manjushree holds the flaring twofold sword of logical segregation to obliterate obliviousness, the major reason for cyclic presence and languishing. The left hand holds a blue lotus overcomes by the book of otherworldly insight, the Prajnaparamita sutra. Maha Manjushree is representing the comprehensiveness of the Bodhisattva of Wisdom.
Maha Manjushree, whose love presents authority of the Dharma and he is viewed as the organizer of Kathmandu. Initially, the Kathmandu valley was a lake where Vipaswi Buddha tossed some lotus seeds. With his blazing sword of shrewdness, Maha Manjushri slice through the valley dividers and the light stopped on the top at Swoyambhu.
Material: Copper with Gold Plated
Face: Gold Painted
Making Process: Lost-Wax System, Making a statue is the work of various specialist craftsmen in: wax casting, metal casting, engraving and eventually 24k gold gilding and / or stone setting. Each of these steps must be performed with excellence to produce statues of the highest quality. The lost wax method is the oldest and most refined method used by sculptors in Nepal. All statues of the-dharma-store.com are made using this technique.
Protecting the Face
As the face is painted it is highly recommended that the face of the statue is to be greatly taken care of as it requires a very professional and skilled face artist to repair the face of dirt and damages. Commonly to protect it from damage the statue with painted face is placed under a glass box and it is always covered with a cotton face mask if it has to be moved
All our statues are handmade. Each piece is unique and it is impossible to reproduce exactly the same. Slight differences may therefore appear in the shapes, proportions, colors and / or materials used in our descriptions and specification sheets.
Weight: 2.3 kg 5.07 lbs