Manjusri represents wisdom in action. He is holding a sword aloft, to help cut through ignorance and misconception in our minds. Being able to see things clearly & truly leads to perfected wisdom.
Known as Jampel yang in Tibetan, his mantra is often recited by students to sharpen their minds. For example – Om Ah Ra Ba Dza Na Dhi Dhi Dhi…..
His left hand holds a lotus blossom, which supports a sacred text. Meaning the attainment of knowledge.