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'''Root teacher''' (Tib. རྩ་བའི་བླ་མ་, ''tsawé lama''; Wyl. ''rtsa ba'i bla ma'') — main teacher, especially the one who introduces you to the [[nature of mind]]. In ''[[Yeshe Saldrön]]'', his famous commentary on the practice of [[guru yoga]], [[Jamyang Khyentse Chökyi Lodrö]] writes: "The root lama is  
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'''Root teacher''' (Tib. རྩ་བའི་བླ་མ་, ''tsawé lama''; [[Wyl.]] ''rtsa ba'i bla ma'') — main teacher, especially the one who introduces you to the [[nature of mind]]. In ''[[Yeshe Saldrön]]'', his famous commentary on the practice of [[guru yoga]], [[Jamyang Khyentse Chökyi Lodrö]] writes: "The root lama is  
 
*the one from whom we receive complete [[empowerment]] into the great [[mandala]]s, or  
 
*the one from whom we receive complete [[empowerment]] into the great [[mandala]]s, or  
 
*the one grant us the [[three sets of vows]], or,  
 
*the one grant us the [[three sets of vows]], or,  

Revision as of 22:32, 25 January 2018

Root teacher (Tib. རྩ་བའི་བླ་མ་, tsawé lama; Wyl. rtsa ba'i bla ma) — main teacher, especially the one who introduces you to the nature of mind. In Yeshe Saldrön, his famous commentary on the practice of guru yoga, Jamyang Khyentse Chökyi Lodrö writes: "The root lama is