Meaning of Medicine Buddha Thangka

Thangka painting depicting Buddhist deity Medicine Buddha is also known as the Healing Buddha. Medicine Buddha is renowned not only for healing, but also for his ability to neutralize past bad karma, bring good fortune to those in need and help one on the path to enlightenment.

 

'If one meditates on the Medicine Buddha, one will eventually attain enlightenment, but in the meantime one will experience an increase in healing powers both for oneself and others and a decrease in physical and mental illness and suffering' — Lama Tashi Namgyal.