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Buddhist Deity: Manjushri Religious Context

Manjushri Main Page

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Manjushri Lhakang: Sakya Town
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- Complex Specific Subjects
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Manjushri Profile:
Identity: Individual deity (not an emanation)
Tantra Class: Kriya Tantra, Charya Tantra, Yoga Tantra, Anuttarayoga Tantra
Source Text: Manjushrinamasamghiti Tantrai, Siddhaikavira Tantra, Manjushrimulakalpa Tantra, etc
Function/activity: wisdom producing
Metaphor: variable

Special Characteristics:
Appearance: peaceful, semi-peaceful semi wrathful, wrathful
Colour: Orange, Red, Black, White, Yellow, Dark Blue
Attributes: sword, text (Arapacana)
Consort: Sarasvati, other
Mount: Lion, other

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Jeff Watt 2-2000 [updated 2-2016, 4-2017, 12-2019]

(The images below are only a selection of examples from the links above).