- Sitting Medicine Buddha
- Brass metal art
- Height- 6 inch,Length- 4.5 inch,Width- 2.75 inch,
- Weight- 1.25 kg
- Crafted through sand casting technique in north India
This brass idol of Buddha is meant for performing puja at home, or for simply decorating your home in Buddhist way. Artisans of Muradabad in north India have crafted this statue using age-old sand casting technique.In Buddhism,significance of Medicine Buddha is delivering the knowledge of medicine,in this mudra the right hand is held facing downward with fingers extended toward the ground, palm facing outward toward the viewer, a bowl of herbs rests in the left hand upon the lap.
It is believed by the Tibetans that the Buddha was responsible for delivering the knowledge of medicine to the people of the world, and in fact the right hand facing outward signifies “granting a boon” (meaning, giving a blessing) to mankind. This is a common hand gesture amongst both Buddhist and Hindu statues.
The Medicine Buddha is venerated by those seeking health, and is more commonly found in the Buddhist temples and communities of Nepal and Tibet.