January 10, 2024

The Universe, the Dzogchen and Us 1-Human nature

In this first episod of the mini-series “The Universe, the Dzogchen and us”, Mila Khyentse and Damien Brohon talk about what it means to be a human.

Host: Nils.

This exceptional mini-series of Dzogchen Today! podcasts tackles the great fundamental questions of the human being and its action in the world. In this first episode, we explore what human nature means according to Dzogchen, how to determine the individual and how to envision action that benefits all.


Dzogchen is a directly accessible tradition that can be practiced in a variety of ways in our daily lives, focusing on liberation from suffering and the means to achieve it.

Recap & Takeaways

“The Universe, the Dzogchen and US” series, Episode 1: Human nature.


00:00 Introduction
01:00 Guests presentation
1:48 What is specific to be a human according to Dzogchen?
2:00 Cognizance, emotions and dynamic flux
5:08 Human being is not one thing
8:05 “I” is all the time related to…
10:22 Primoridal consciousness
14:45 Mind knowing itself
22:55 Master your mind
26:50 The state of good
29:30 Conclusion



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