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Healing Buddha

“His left hand rests in his lap, palm upward, in the gesture of meditative stability or meditation, representing the eradication of sickness and suffering —indeed, the very roots of samsara— through the realization of absolute truth. “From the point of … Continue reading

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The Healing Buddha

Bhaishajya-guru (Bhaishajya-guru-vaidurya-prabha-raja, ‘Supreme Healer and King of Lapis Lazuli Light’), is the Buddha of healing. Commonly referred to as the “Medicine Buddha”, he is described as a doctor who cures suffering with the medicine of his teachings.  In the Bhaiṣajyaguruvaidūryaprabharāja … Continue reading

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