A statue of
Mahayana Buddhism, who attained
Enlightenment before the historical
Sakyamuni Buddha, and of whom he represents the healing aspect. He is also
known as the Master of Healing or Medicine Buddha, and he is sometimes represented with a dark blue complexion. He is typically depicted seated,
wearing monk's robes, holding a lapis-coloured jar of medicine nectar in his
left hand, and with his right hand resting on his right knee, whilst holding
some herbal plants, that represent healing.