This Medicine Buddha thangka is 34 inches long and 20 inches wide. This thangka has a protective cloth on the front of it. This thangka is mounted on brocade and the measurements include the brocade. The mantra associated with the Medicine Buddha is 'tataya, om, bhaishaye bhaishaye mahe-bhaishaye raja samudgate, svaha.' The Medicine Buddha cures disease, and protects us from the effects of bad karma. The Medicine Buddha is dark blue in color. Tibetan Medicine believes that diseases stem from three sources- passion, aggression, and ignorance.