Gilded Bronze Buddha Statue Bhaisajyaguru Medicine
Tibet, Circa: 19th Century H 20
in (51cm), W 12 in (31cm), D 6.7 in (17cm) Condition:
o.a. very good
the Medicine Buddha is believed to transform all ailments not just for temporary
relief, but also in time as a true illumination of the soul. According to Buddhism,
true healing occurs when the physical, spiritual and mental aspects are free from
the roots of our attachments and sufferings.
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magnificent, 19th century Tibetan gilded bronze is a luminous alchemical evocation
of the Medicine Buddha. This Buddha reveals, illumination and equipoise in his
peaceful and artfully articulated countenance: The beauty of human form fused
with the divine luminosity. The ajana chakra is exquisitely and significantly
marked. The seashell ears are artfully elongated, signifying the noble deep listening
that hears all the cries of the world. A perfect gold teardrop tops the ushnisha.
The hair is rendered in fine coils. Bhaisajyaguru’s robes are of particular note
here. An intricate floral filigree pattern was etched onto the sumptuous flowing
robes after the initial casting. The lotus he sits upon is full and flowered with
intricate ornamentation shaping the base. In his hands he holds a bowl of amrita,
healing nectar. In his right hand the Buddha holds the myrobalan plant (Terminalia
chebula) a potent healing panacea. It should be noted that the hands here are
particularly realistic, distinguished and graceful they are tribute to this statue’s
A distinct highly ornamental nimbus that is distinguished by its intricate
filigree and raised conch motif surrounds this Medicine Buddha: each conch displays
a delicate spiral curl. This potent evocation of this powerful healing deity is
is in very good condition.
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