Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Sutra of the Medicine Buddha

Bhaiṣajyaguru, the Medicine Master and King of Lapis Lazuli Light’, is the buddha of healing and medicine in Mahāyāna Buddhism. Often he is referred to as the “Medicine Buddha“, he is described as a doctor who cures suffering using the medicine of his dhamma teachings. The Sutra of the Medicine Buddha is among the most popular texts in East Asia along with texts as Amitabha, the Ksitigarbha and the Lotus Sutras. This translations was done from Chinese original texts in 2001 by7 Minh Than.


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