Dzogchen Teachings | Chögyal Namkhai Norbu
The life and example of Chögyal Namkhai Norbu have profoundly affected thousands of people around the world who have had the opportunity to meet him and listen to his teachings. He is an extraordinary human being, a great teacher, and an eminent scholar of Tibetan culture and history.
He is internationally noted as a teacher of Dzogchen, the holder of ancient and inestimably precious knowledge transmitted from master to disciple in an uninterrupted lineage.
He gives Dzogchen teaching retreats all over the world.
Dzogchen is a Tibetan word that can be translated as Total Perfection. It refers to our condition as human beings, to our innate capacity.
By its very nature, the Dzogchen teachings inspires us to compassion, nonviolence, respect for all living beings and leads us to an authentic evolution originating from the awareness of our essential nature.
Starting from this basis, Chögyal Namkhai Norbu has transmitted to the world a message of peace, encouraging a sense of togetherness among all those who desire to adopt a relaxed and collaborative lifestyle that harmoniously integrates with ordinary everyday life.
Aside from Dzogchen, other teachings he has introduced to the West include Yantra Yoga, an ancient system of Tibetan yoga that is a complete spiritual path transmitted from master to disciple for centuries. It is an advanced physical, mental, and energetic practice that teaches us how to integrate our movement and breathing.
Namkhai Norbu learned it in Tibet from his uncle Ugyen Tendzin and other important masters.