Medicine Buddha Statute, aka Bhaisajya Guru, 8". Medicine Buddha made a vow to work for the healing of all beings, including you and I.
The Lord Buddha himself taught about the importance of Medicine Buddha practice, witnessing the Medicine Buddha Statues and reciting the mantra. It is said that that merely seeing the Medicine Buddha Statue or painting, or hearing the name of the Medicine Buddha can confer inconceivable healing benefits.
Medicine Buddha Statute, aka Bhaisajya Guru. Medicine Buddha made a vow to work for the healing of all beings, including you and I.
In Tibetan Buddhist images of the Medicine Buddha the right hand holds a blooming myrobalan ayurvedic healing plant. In His left hand is a bowl with the nectar of ayurvedic healing substances. He is lapis blue, signifying boundless love and compassion for all beings from the depths of His heart.
Tibetan Buddhism and Ayurvedic medicine recognizes three basic types of illness, the root causes of which are the conflicting emotions: passion, aggression, and ignorance. Medicine Buddha heals these with the light of His blessings.