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The “ great perfection ” or “ great completeness ”. Dzogchen is considered the highest level of teaching and practice in Tibetan Buddhism. The fundamental principle of the Dzogchen teaching is that reality, and the individual himself, are already complete and perfect, and nothing needs to be transformed (as in the tantras) nor should anything be renounced (as in the Sutra), but simply recognize everything for what it really is. The essential practice in Dzogchen is called ” self-liberation “: letting everything arise in experience “as it is”, without elaborations of the conceptual mind, without attachment or aversion.