Medicine Buddha Ivory 5"
Hand painted antique ivory coloring. 4.5" Height. Imported from India. The Buddha of healing and medicine, holding a jar of medicine nectar in the left hand and holding the stem of the Aruna fruit or Myrobalan in the right hand. It is believed that meditating on the Medicine Buddha can help decrease physical and mental illness and suffering.
This Buddha is portraying the Bhumisparsha Mudra, which translates into ‘touching the earth’ or ‘calling the earth to witness’. This mudra represents the moment when Buddha became enlightened underneath the Bodhi tree.
Resin, made in India.
Height: 5” Width: 3"