Medicine Buddha Thangka

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Thangka Description

Material: Hand painted in Nepal by Tibetan artisans on Cotton Canvas with Silk Brocade

Painting L x H: 19.5 x 27 inches

Scroll L x H:  36 x 53 inches

  • The Medicine Buddha is the embodiment of all the Buddha’s healing qualities, associated with healing both physical and mental suffering

  • Represents healing and increasing healing powers for self and others, also for overcoming the suffering of attachment, hatred, and ignorance

  • His deep blue color is that of lapis lazuli. Traditionally this precious stone was used to symbolize that which is pure or rare, the deep blue light has a healing effect on those who use it in visualization practices

  • Usually portrayed seated with a jar of medicine in his left hand, often blue-colored, his right hand is resting on his knee in the mudra of generosity, with the stem of a healing plant in between his thumb and forefinger
  • Popularly known as Bhaisayaguru in Sanskrit
  • Ships from our California gallery