The gilt-bronze figure depicting Padmasambhava seated in vajrasana on a double lotus base. He wears a monastic robe and a large coat covering the left shoulder. He also wears a hat with sun and moon symbols surmonted with three vulture feathers. He holds in his right hand a vajra, his left hand laid down on his legs on meditation mudra. The hair hangs down in detailed locks on his shoulders, the ears with two big round earrings. The face with nicely incised eyes and lips, is smiling. Padmasambhava (“ Born from a lotus ”), also known as Guru Rinpoche (“Precious Master ”), is buddhist master from the 8th century. He is considered as the founder of Tibetan Buddhism. He supervised the translation all Buddhist Dharma texts from Sanskrit into Tibetan in order to spread the Buddhist teachings. Padmasambhava is widely venerated in the Himalayan states.