Arapacana Manjushri is a meditational deity in Vajrayana Buddhism. He is generally classified as either Kriya or Charya Tantra. In terms of function Manjushri is typically categorized as a wisdom deity - meaning a meditational deity that promotes the increase of wisdom, knowledge, memory, language skills, etc. There are several different forms of Arapacana Manjushri and there are several forms of Manjushri that look like Arapacana but are not.
Wutaishan Mountain in China is considered special for the Buddhist deity/bodhisattva Manjushri. According to oral history and Chinese literature, it was Drogön Chögyal Phagpa who first talked about the five different forms of Manjushri.
5 forms of Manjushree are represented on each of the five peaks: central and four directions. The Five Manjushri forms are not depicted in a consistent manner.
There are many iconographic differences appearing between the various paintings be they central figures or .
Dragpa Gyaltsen was a Tibetanspiritual leader and the third of the Five Sakya Patriarchs of Tibet. He was also known as the guru of the famous Sakya Pandita.
Dragpa Gyaltsen was a Tibetan spiritual leader and the third of the Five Sakya Patriarchs of Tibet. He was also the guru of the famous Sakya Pandita. Dragpa Gyaltsen was born in 1147.
Dragpa Gyaltsen is known as rje Btsun Grags pa Rgyal mtshan in Tibet.
Jetsun Drakpa .