Geshe Chekhawa Yeshe Dorje
Courtesy of Himalayan Art Resources
Texts by the famous Kadampa geshe Chekhawa Yeshe Dorje ('chad kha ba ye shes rdo rje, 1101–1175):
One of the most important and influential works of mind training composed in Tibet, this series of slogans was first composed—that is, written down—by Chekawa Yeshe Dorje (1101–1175) according to the tradition of Atiśa Dīpaṃkara (982–1055?). The seven points cover: 1) the preliminaries, 2) main practice, 3) transformation of adversity, 4) lifelong application of the practice, 5) measures of progress, 6) commitments, and 7) precepts.