Elias Capriles

Elías Capriles is an instructor certified by Chögyal Namkhai Norbu for the Santi Maha Sangha training. He received Dzogchen transmissions and practiced Dzogchen in repeated retreats in the Himalayas. He produced a comprehensive philosophical and psychological system, laid out in many books, papers and book chapters—including the book Buddhism and Dzogchen and books on transpersonal philosophy and psychology. He teaches Dzogchen inside and outside the Dzogchen Community. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the International Transpersonal Association and his work is discussed in books on philosophy in several countries.

Elias’s teaching style takes students directly to the center, focusing on the direct experience of contemplation. Elias gives plenty of space to practice and creates interactive settings where anyone can ask about and share their experience.