MhaSthamaprapta represents the power of wisdom. He makes up the trinity with Amitabha and Avalokiteshvara. In Chinese Buddhism, he is usually portrayed as a woman, with a likeness similar to Kuan Yin. He is also one of the Japanese Thirteen Buddhas. He symbolizes the moon (wisdom realizations) while Avalokiteshvara symbolizes the sun. He brings wealth luck and a smooth life to the Horse born.