The Healing Buddha or Medicine Buddha is 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.
The Medicine Buddha’s right hand gesture represents the eradication of suffering. Especially the suffering of sickness using the means of relative truth.
The Medicine Buddha’s left hand gesture resting in his lap, palm upward symbolizes