The Nepalese sculptures which collect in the Metropolitan Museum of Art produced primarily by the Newars. Newari artists became famous throughout Asia for the high quality of their work. Now and then the Nepalese style had a very great influence on the art of China and Tibet. As both countries imported art and artists from Nepal to decorate their temples and monasteries. The best part of Lord Padmashambhava Buddhist sculpture was created in the service of religion. Although most of the artists were Buddhist, neither Hindu nor Buddhist style is visible.
Nepal is one of the few places in the world where Buddhism and Hinduism have coetaneous peacefully for almost 2,000 years. Although Hinduism is the state religion. These two religions not only historically wrap round but also share many similar aspirations that make them far less identifiable than theory. At the popular level in Nepal, it makes little or no difference whether one receives blessings from Hindu or Buddhist deity as long as that deity is efficacious.
Nepalese sculptors worked in many means which include stone, metal, wood, and terracotta. Their metal sculptures, either heavily covered with gold. If gold has faded, have a slightly reddish patina that derives from its high copper content. Many of these later decorated with inlaid semi-precious stones.
In Tibetan Buddhism, he is popular as the Guru Rinpoche, the most precious teacher, and guide. Padmasambhava also called “the lotus born” and is an enlightened mind at work in the world. The mantra of Lord Padmasambhava’s is “om ah hum vajra guru Padma siddhi hum.”
Padmasambhava is correlated with the conversion of obstacles into opportunities and the taming of inner and outer “demons” into forces helpful to The Dharma. Padmasambhava establishes Buddhism in Tibet and is very famous as a Great Buddhist yogi and magician/shaman.