The Medicine Buddha -a transformation of Buddha Shakyamuni– is the embodiment of all the Buddhas’ healing qualities, associated with healing both physical and mental suffering.
His deep blue body colour is that of lapis lazuli. This precious gem stone was traditionally used to symbolize something that is rare or pure. This blue light can have a positive and healing effect when used in Tibetan buddhist visualization practices.
This thangka is a very high quality thangka painted by artist from Kathmandu, Nepal.