Seated Manjusri

문수보살도 (文殊菩薩圖)

Location: not on view
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Bodhisattva Manjusri is holding a ruyi scepter to represent ultimate wisdom.


Large-size Buddhist paintings dated to the Joseon period (1392–1910) were once hung behind Buddhist statues, attached to the wall. In the Buddhist pantheon of the Joseon period, Bodhisattva Manjusri appears as a deity attendant to Vairocana Buddha.
Seated Manjusri

Seated Manjusri


Korea, Joseon dynasty (1392–1910)

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