Himalayan Art Resources

Buddhist Deity: Manjushri, Namasangiti (1 Face, 4 Arms)

Namasangiti Main Page

Subjects, Topics & Types:
- Description (below)
- Jnanasattva
- Manjuvajra
- Nyingma 'Revealed Treasure'
- Confusions
- Others...

"...Arya Manjushri, with a body orange in colour, one face and four arms. The right [hand] holds a sword and the second an arrow. The first left holds a book and the second a bow. With a moon as a backrest, atop a lotus, seated in vajra posture. Wearing various silks as a lower garment. Adorned with jewel ornaments." (Dragpa Gyaltsen, 1147-1216. Sakya Collected Works, vol. 9, page 260).

Jeff Watt [updated 8-2021]