Meaning of MANJUSHRI in English

MANJUSHRI

The Bodhisattva of Wisdom ( prajna ), one of the two key Mahayana concepts; the other is compassion (represented by Avalokiteshvara ). His two main symbols are the sword of knowledge and a book of the Prajna-Paramita Sutra . His wisdom casts away the darkness of ignorance.

Buddhism English glossary.      Английский глоссарий буддизма.