Buddhist Mythology

The Gods and Bodhisvattas of Enlightenment...

MANJUSHRI

Buddhist Wisdom God

Also known as MANJUSRI

A Sage of Wisdom and Knowledge

He is one of the major Bodhisattvas and is also a partner in the Shakyamuni Trinity with Buddha and Samantabhadra.

Rumor suggests that he was a disciple of the original Buddha Gautama himself, but this will require some meditation to prove.

When performing his professional duties, he rides a lion and waves around a dangerous-looking sword. However, please do not feel intimidated. The sword is to cut you free from the tangled clutches of illusion. It won’t hurt a bit.

We are currently under the illusion that his Japanese incarnation is Monju Bosatsu.

Manjushri Facts and Figures

Name: Manjushri
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: MANJUSRI

Gender: Male
Type: God
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Wisdom
Area of expertise: Wisdom

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Article last revised on September 20, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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