Meditation Medicine Buddha Statue Solid Brass Antique Finish for Home Altar Shrine Meditation Room 8.75 Inches Tall
It measures approximately 8.75" Tall, 5.5" X 3.5" Wide base.
Has significant weight to it - Weighs: 6 lb 2.7 kg Not certain of exact age.
Made over a long process involving casting, creating wax molds, making plaster molds for brass pouring, and then hand detailing and carving to finish the statue.
In this Tibetan mBuddhism, he is regarded as the Buddha of healing and medicine. Therefore, the Buddhist monks and followers venerate the Buddha with the purpose to ease out one's illness and suffering. They also practice Medicine Buddha's healing method to increase healing powers for oneself and others.