The Healing Buddha or Medicine Buddha is usually referred to as the doctor of the world. Not only is the Healing Buddha the granter of wishes for perfect health, the Medicine Buddha path of light is one that leads the practitioner to enlightenment. Medicine Buddha is an enlightened being who has unbiased compassion for all living beings. He protects living beings from physical and mental sickness and other dangers and obstacles and helps them to eradicate the three poisons – attachment, hatred, and ignorance – which are the source of all sickness and danger. He is a Buddha Doctor.
Buddha is a type of mandala where different kind of Buddha’s is paintings are portrayed in different ways. Each of the pictorial form in Mandalas describes different types of Buddhas.
This painting is of Medicine Buddha mandala that is used for healing purposes. It is the Supreme Healer, which is not only a very vigorous for healing and even increases the healing powers both for practisers and others. Here Buddha is sitting on the lotus flower. Two goddesses are standing beside the Buddha.