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Exquisite Auspicious One; Glorious One with Melodious Voice; regarded as wisest bodhisattva

Monju 文殊
Monjushiri 文殊師利
Manjushiri 曼殊室利
Myōkichijō 妙吉祥

Wén shū
Wenshu
Wen-shu
文殊

Manjusri, Manjushri, MañjuŚrī, Manju = beautiful; Sri = good fortune & virtue

Munsu
문수

Jam pal, Jam-dpal, Jam pal yang, Jam pal tsan chu

Monju Bosatsu, Lord of Wisdom, Voice of the Law
Patron of Calligraphers and Students
Zodiac Guardian for People Born in Year of the Rabbit


MINI TOWER PRICE = $75
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Monju Bosatsu (Monju Bodhisattva)
Jp. = Monju Bosatsu, Ch. = Wén shū Púsà

Wonderful and intricate carving of Monju with protective cap. The top of the statue has a small hole, allowing you to insert a string or other cord to connect the piece to your cell phone, car mirror, or anything you like. 

  • Wood = Boxwood (Jp. = Tsuge), Finely Carved, Very Lightweight
  • Size in Centimeters = 5.0 (H) x 2.5 (C)
  • Two pieces: (1) protective cap and (2) main piece with the deity's effigy; both pieces screw together snuggly for compact storage.
  • Monju sitting atop a roaring lion, symbolizing the voice of Buddhist Law and the power of Buddhism to overcome all obstacles; in right hand holds sword of wisdom to cut through ignorance and dispel the darkness of the deluded mind; in left holds the Sutra of Wisdom outlining the virtues one must practice to attain enlightenment 
  • See Monju background notes for more details on this deity.

Monju Bosatsu Mini Tower
Also serves as patron
for people born in the
Year of the Rabbit

1903,
1915, 1927
1939, 1951, 1963
1975, 1987, 1999
See Zodiac Page
for more details


Monju Bodhisattva - Mini Tower

Monju is shown sitting atop a roaring lion, symbolizing the
voice of Buddhist Law and the power of Buddhism to overcome all obstacles.


Monju Bodhisattva - Mini Towert

Monju Bodhisattva - Mini Towert

Monju Bodhisattva - Mini Towert
Two pieces that screw together tightly

Size of Mini Tower
Size of Mini-Tower when closed.
The deity shown here is not Monju.
But Monju statue comes in same size and construction.


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