Root teacher

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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