Face Painted Ruby and Emerald Inlaid Medicine Buddha Statue 5.5"

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US$275.00
SKU BST391

This stone inlaid Medicine Buddha Statue is made of pure copper. This beautiful statue has a wonderful hand painted face which is gilded in gold.

Medicine Buddha is also called Bhaisajya Tathagatta or healing Buddha. He is able to cure sickness of birth and death. His body is bright like Lapislazuli. He resides in the eastern world of purified lapislazuli. He is assisted by two Bodhisattvas called Suryaprabha and Candrapraha, to transform and teach living beings in that land.According to the Bhaisajyaguru Buddha Sutra, he made 12 great vows before his attainment of Buddhahood. They are: to eliminate sickness from all living beings and make them feel easy and happy in order to attain Buddhahood and to liberate beings from disasters and calamities. In Tibetan medical tradition Bhaisajya Buddha is said to be the source of all medical treaties. This Buddha is invoked for eliminating disasters and sickness.

Size: 5.5 "H x 3.8" W x 2.8"D
Weight: 580 grams approx

Some precautions you should keep in mind when cleaning gold statues.
• In the case of gold painted on face, do not touch or not to clean with cold water. Gently wipe the dust with soft cotton.
• Do not use scrubbing cloths that are highly abrasive. Similarly, avoid using steel wool or metal bristled brushes as they will leave scratches on the surface of the Statue.
• Try avoiding touching gold statues too much. Oil from your hands can hasten the tarnishing process and reduce the life of your gold objects.