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Root Text for Mahāmudrā | 4th Panchen Lama

Root Text for Mahāmudrā by Fourth Panchen Lama (Lobsang Chokyi Gyaltsen (1570–1662)). Here I shall give relevant instruction on Mahāmudrā and discuss the methods that lead you to know the mind, face to face, in keeping with the exposition of the lineage masters. From cultivating such (methods as these, you realize that,) the Essential Nature of the totally absorbed mind is a lucidity and clarity,

Lobsang Chokyi Gyaltsen | 4th Panchen Lama

Lobsang Chokyi Gyaltsen was born in a village called Drukgya in the Lhang valley, in Tsang, in either 1567 or 1570. The boy was recognized as the reincarnation of Ensapa Lobsang Döndrup (1505-1566) and given the name Chokyi Gyaltsen. With Tsang forces out of Lhasa, in 1622 Chokyi Gyaltsen was able to enthrone the Fifth Dalai Lama at Drepung. Chokyi Gyaltsen was given the title