Qing dynasty the Medicine Buddha with serene expression, seated in dhyanasana on a double-lotus base, wearing monk's robes, his left hand holding a medicine nectar, his right hand resting on his knee, holding the myrobalan plant, incised double vajra to the base, 27cm high
Bhaiṣajyaguru, or the Medicine Buddha, is the Buddha of healing and medicine in Mahāyāna Buddhism. In China, he is depicted as one of the trinity of Buddhas, the others being the founder Śākyamuni and Amitabha. He can also be viewed as the healing attribution to Śākyamuni, as he is often called the "Medicine King" in sutras.
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