Medicine Buddha (Bhaisajyaguru)

Medicine Buddha Statues for Sale

Our world class Medicine Buddha statues are one of the most popular types of Tibetan Buddha statue. All our Medicine Buddha statues were traditionally handmade to meet the high standards of the Tibetan monasteries. Additionally, he is also known as Bhaisajyaguru and his Medicine Buddha mantra is highly venerated in Tibet. Both the long and short Medicine Buddha mantra is used to induce healing. The short version of the Medicine Buddha mantra is “oṃ bhaiṣajye bhaiṣajye bhaiṣajya-samudgate svāhā.” By reciting the Medicine Buddha mantra 108 times over a glass of water, it will imbue the water with healing powers.

All properly done Medicine Buddha statues and Medicine Buddha pendants have traditional symbols. Medicine Buddha holds the stem of the medicinal myrobalan plant between the thumb and index finger of the right hand. Additionally, this hand expresses the Varada or “boon granting” mudra. Varada mudra is the symbol of ultimate compassion and the granting of knowledge to sentient life. The left hand of our Medicine Buddha statues is holding the lapis bowl in the palm and it is resting in the lap. This bowl contains the 3 nectars which cure the 3 poisons of ignorance, hatred and attachment.

Medicine Buddha is a highly venerated figure in Vajrayana and also Mahayana Buddhist beliefs. Additionally, Medicine Buddha resides in his own eastern pure land of “Lapis Jewel” also known as “Pure Lapis Lazuli”. As a result, Bhaisajyaguru is highly associated with the blue light that emanates from the Lapis jewel. Indeed, Medicine Buddha is a unique form of blue glass Buddha statue. We have a wide selection of Medicine Buddha statues to please the most sophisticated collectors of Buddhist sculpture and the entry level enthusiast. Our Medicine Buddha statues will make a meaningful addition to your Buddhist altar and fit within your personal budget. All of our Medicine Buddha statues are handmade to perfection using traditional methods that have been passed down for many generations.

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