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in Bhutan]] **Machik Labdrön** (Wyl. //ma cig lab sgron//), the 'Sole Mother' (1055-1149/53) — the female master who, with Sangye, initiated in Tibet the lineage of the practice of Chö, which means ‘cutting through’ ego-clinging and other attachments.

Machik Labdrön and Sangye stayed for some time in Bhutan near Monastery. Their meditation caves can still be found. A temple has been built at the place of Machik Labdrön's meditation cave. The rocks nearby are said to contain termas hidden there by Machik Labdrön.

Further Reading

 * //Machik's Complete Explanation//, translated and edited by Sarah Harding, Snow Lion Publications, 2003.
 * Jerome Edou, //Machig Labdron and the Foundations of Chod,// Snow Lion Publications, 1995.

 * [[|Outline page at Himalayan Art]]
 * {{TBRC|P3312|TBRC profile}}

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