February 08, 2023

“Dzogchen in Everyday Life” Episode 3: Dzogchen and the “relief” of emotions on a daily basis 2

In this third episode of the series “Dzogchen in Everyday Life”, Mila Khyentse and Damien Brohon delve deeper into the subject of emotions according to the Dzogchen tradition: it’s specific view, of what emotions are made of and finally how we can pacify them.

Host: Marie-Laure


Few of us are familiar with our own emotions. Most of the time, we endure them and do not know how to have an impact on them. This is simply because we don’t know them well. The Great Perfection shows us how, through concrete examples, we can get to know them and how they work, and finally appease them.

In this episode, Mila Khyentse and Damien Brohon continue to explore the concept of emotions according to the Great Perfection and share with us how to master them thanks to a tradition and its techniques that are thousands of years old.


Dzogchen is an easily accessible tradition, which can be practiced in many different ways in our daily lives and which focuses on the liberation from suffering and the implementation of the means to achieve it. But, how to do it?

Recap & Takeaways

“Dzogchen in Everyday Life” series. Episode 3: Dzogchen and the “relief” of emotions on a daily basis – 2.

  1. “An emotion is not a fact”: the difference between the Dzogchen view of emotions and the Western psychological approach. (2’12)

  2. How can we pacify all kinds of emotions and how can we finally master them? (6’23)

  3. What does an emotion consist of according to the Great Perfection? Explanation and example. (11’3)

  4. Tips on how to integrate a formal practice into our usual routine (16’46)

  1. Takeaway: extended instructions to deepen our practice (20’27)

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