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Medicine Buddha Statue

Medicine Buddha (9 inches)Dimensions : 9 x 5 x 4 Inches

The Medicine Buddha holds a branch of the Myrobalan plant (Terminalia chebula), in his right hand. This plant is used in traditional Tibetan medicine to cure illnesses of the body and mind. The left hand rests on his lap with the palm upwards in the mudra or gesture of bestowing a gift, symbolized by the pot with medicinal leaves.

Buddha is believed to have given both gifts of knowledge such as medicine and spiritual inspiration and guidance to his disciples.

 

This Buddha Sculpture weighs 1800 g and is available in the dimensions of 9 x 5 x 4.

About Buddha

Gautama Buddha was born a prince of the powerful Sakya clan in northern India in 543 B.C. Surrounded by luxury during his youth, he was shocked into reflecting on man’s condition in the world, at the sight of a destitute man, a corpse and an ascetic. He renounced his wealth and family and became a seeker of the truth. After years of penance and meditation he gained enlightenment and came to be known as the Buddha or “The Enlightened One.”


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