The Essential Guide to Dzogchen & Mahamudra

Essential Guide to Dzogchen and Mahamudra

Dzogchen and Mahamudra, the Great Perfection and the Great Seal, are powerful meditative systems for revealing the nature of mind. While their methods may differ, their essence is the same. In this helpful guide, Buddhist teachers Mingyur Rinpoche, Willa Blythe Baker, Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche, and more, dive into the essence of these systems.


Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche.

How to Practice Mahamudra Meditation

Through Mahamudra meditation, says Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche, we relax into the emptiness, clarity, and awareness of ever-present buddha wisdom.

Forum: Practicing the Great Perfection

Forum with Marcia Schmidt, Ron Garry and Mingyur Rinpoche on the view, teachings, and challenges of Dzogchen.

Fully Engaged in Body, Speech and Mind

Anne Klein on the foundational practices of Dzogchen, through which we can meet the dharma with our entire being and dissolve conceptual mind into the “great expanse” that is liberation.

Meditating on the Mind Itself

A teaching on the practice of Mahamudra by the late Kagyu master Traleg Kyabgon Rinpoche.

Meditation Only Goes So Far

If you want to connect with the open, spacious quality of mind, says Willa Blythe Baker, at some point you have to stop trying to meditate.

Everything Is This Wisdom

Pema Khandro on the primordial knowing that, according to the Dzogchen teachings of Tibetan Buddhism, is the source and true nature of ourselves and all reality.

Discovering the True Nature of Mind

Geshe Tenzin Wangyal teaches us a Dzogchen meditation that goes from contemplating our worst enemy to the discovery that mind is empty, clear and blissful.