Medicine Buddha/ Bhaisajyaguru/ Sangye Menla is the Buddha associated with medicine and healing. He is usually depicted seated, holding a lapis lazuli –colored jar of medicine in his left hand with the right hand resting on his right knee, holding the stem of a medicinal plant. The practice of medicine Buddha is a powerful method for healing oneself and others, and overcoming the sickness of attachment, hatred and ignorance. The medicine Buddha mantra is used for healing physical illnesses and for purifying negative karma.
- brass and copper, gilt
- painted face