Sachen Kunga Nyingpo
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As you possess great compassion,
You act always for others' sake—
Lord of yogis, master of Sakya,
Kunga Nyingpo, to you I pay homage!
Texts by the great Sakya patriarch, Kunga Nyingpo (sa chen kun dga' snying po, 1092–1158):
- The Instructions on Parting from the Four Attachments spoken by Mañjuśrī to Sachen Kunga Nyingpo | Parting from the Four Attachments
This famous four-line teaching was spoken by Mañjuśrī, who appeared in a vision to the young Sachen Kunga Nyingpo during a six-month retreat. It is said to encapsulate the entire bodhisattva path of the pāramitās.