Manjushri is the Bodhisattva of wisdom Literature. Manjushri - " God of Divine Wisdom". whose worship confers mastery of the Dharma, retentive memory, mental perfection and eloquence. Manjushri is also one of the forms of Bodhisattva.In Nepal, he is considered as the founder of Nepalese civilization and the creator of Kathamndu valley. According to the tradition, he was a Chinese Saint. His instution told him of the blue flame (symbolizing Adibuddha or Swayambhu) on a lotus in the big lake of Nepal. Manjushri went there to offer worship, but could not rech because of the water. He cut with his sword the southern wall fo the hills. The water of the lake drained to the south. The dry valley became kathmandu valley. He carries the sword of wisdom and light in his right hand and Prajnaparmita manuscript " the book of Divine Wisdom" on his left on the lotus blossom. His left hand will be in teaching gesture (Jnan Mudra). He is also called Manjunghose, Manju Bara, Vajranga and Vagiswara. People believe that worship of Manjushri can confer upon them wisdom, memory, intelligence etc. Manjushri is a Bodhisattva who represents wisdom, and his mantra also symbolizes that quality. He holds a sword in his right hand -- symbolizing his ability to cut through delusion. In his left hand, by his heart, he holds a book -- the Pjerfection of Wisdom teaching.
Manjushri Mantra : Om A Ra Pa Ca Na Dhiih :: This mantra has absolutely no conceptual meaning.