The Four Noble Truths

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These are the foundation of the Buddha’s teachings. Understanding these truths are an important first step towards liberation. The truth of suffering or dissatisfaction (dukkha) The nature of all compound things is temporary. Things are created, age, wither and pass. We are born, we age, get sick and die.  The nature of the individual is  temporary.  It is our natural state as an individual to suffer from birth, aging, sickness and death. However, we compound this suffering by imposing expectations, preferences and aversions on the world.  The dissatisfaction that arises from…read more