Manjushree With Vajrapani Thangka is hand-painted on cotton canvas by Thangka artist from Nepal. Manjushree is embodied as enlightened wisdom. He confers mastery of the Dharma, wisdom, and eloquence and teaches the path of a bodhisattva in the Mahayana tradition.
Manjushree is the Bodhisattva who holds the flaming sword of enlightenment.
Manjushree is presented at the center of the thangka. Vajrapani is presented at the right down corner of the thangka. Chenrezig is presented at the left down corner of the thangka.
Iconography of Manjushree.
Manjushree is presented at the center of the painting. Manjushree 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.
Mantra of Manjushree
The mantra of Manjushree is Om A Ra Pa Ca Na Dhih.
Iconography of Vajrapani
Vajrapani is presented at the right down corner of 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 Vajrapabi is om vajrapani hum phat.
Iconography of Chenrezig
Chenrezig is presented at the left down corner of the thangka. Chenrezig is known as Avalokiteshvara. Chenrezig is a bodhisattva who embodies the compassion of all Buddhas.
He is the lord gifted with complete enlightenment who refrains from entering the blissful state of nirvana to remain here below and save the living being of the earth.
Mantra of Chenrezig
The Mantra of Chenrezig is Om Mani Padme Hum.