The Medicine Buddha, also known as Bhaisajya Guru Tathagata or the Master of Remedies is seated in dhyana asana or meditative pose.
The Medicine Buddha is seated on a lotus pedestal, in his right hand he holds a sprig of chebulic myrolaban, whose fruits are considered a panacea in both Ayurvedic and Tibetan medicine. His bowl contains three forms of healing ambrosia to cure disease, prolong lifespan and illuminate the mind.
The base of the piece is sealed with a double vajra symbolizing the balance of the four elements and harmony of the four directions.
This sculpture was handcrafted by the very talented artists of Nepal.