Karma Gadri Thangka in Manjushri is buddhist Handmade Thangka with dimension 76*53 cm. It is handpainted on cotton canvas in Kathmandu, Nepal.
Manjushri is depicted at the center of painting. Chenrezig is presented on top of Manjushri in the thangka. Vajrapani is presented on the bottom of the Manjushri in the thangka.
|Size||76 x 53 cm|
|Material||Cotton Canvas and Mineral Color|
Mantra of Manjushri
The mantra of Manjushri is Om A Ra Pa Ca Na Dhih.
Iconography of Manjushri
Manjushri is the Bodhisattva who holds the flaming sword of enlightenment, by his left hand in a warning hand gesture in the left hand representing his realization of wisdom to cut through ignorance & wrong view. His right hand depicted in teaching holds the stem of a Blue Lotus flower upon which rests the Book (Pustaka) of Perfection of Transcendental Wisdom.
Iconography of Chenrezig
Chenrezig is presented on the top of the Manjushri in the thangka. Chenrezig Tibetan Art is visualized in many forms with various numbers of faces and arms, and various colors and ornaments. He sits on a lotus and the flat disc of the moon with another moon disk behind him, reflecting his total purity.
Two of his four arms are joined in the prayer position holding the wish-fulfilling gem. In his other left hand, he holds a lotus flower and in his other right hand, there is a crystal mala which he is using to count the repetitions of his mantra.
Mantra of Chenrezig
The Mantra of Chenrezig is Om Mani Padme Hum.
Iconography of Vajrapani
Vajrapani is presented on the bottom of the Manjushri in the thangka. Vajrapaṇi is one of the earliest bodhisattvas of Mahayana Buddhism. He is the protector and guide of the Buddha and rose to symbolize the Buddha’s power.
Vajrapani is pictured dancing wildly within a halo of flames which represents transformation. He holds a vajra (thunderbolt) in his right hand which emphasizes the power to cut through the darkness of delusion. Vajrapani looks wrathful, but as a representation of the enlightened mind. He is completely free from hatred.
Mantra of Vajrapani
The mantra of Vajrapani is om vajrapani hum phat.