Handmade in Nepal
Height: 5 inches (12.7 cm)
Width: 4 inches (10.16 cm)
The body of this Buddha has been engraved along with Dragon symbol on the back which symbolizes protection. The bottom of the statue has been engraved with the Healing Mantra " OM MA NI PAD MI HU"
OM – It is a blessing to help you to achieve perfection in the practice of generosity.
MA – It helps to achieve perfection in the practice of pure ethics.
NI – helps to achieve perfection in the practice of tolerance and patience.
PAD - helps to achieve perfection in the practice of preservance.
MI – helps to achieve perfection in the practice of concentration.
HU – helps to achieve perfection in the presence of wisdom.
So, this way the recitation of this mantra helps to achieve perfection in the six practices from generosity to wisdom.
This statue has been engraved with all the small design which take a lot of time for the artist to carve.
Buddha means awakened ones, someone who has awakened from the sleep of ignorance and see things as they really are. He was the founder of Buddhism. He was an ordinary person named Siddhartha Gautama whose profound insights inspired the world. It is said that when Buddha dies, he/she is not reborn but passes into the peace of nirvana, which is not a heaven but a transformed state of existence.
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 the wishes for perfect health, the Medicine Buddha path of light is one that leads the practitioner to enlightenment