Four Noble Truths

The Four Noble Truths are one of the central teachings of the Buddhist tradition. The teachings on the four noble truths explain the nature of dukkha ("suffering", "anxiety", "stress", "unsatisfactoriness"), its causes, and how it can be overcome. According to the Buddhist tradition, the Buddha first taught the four noble truths in the very first teaching he gave after he attained enlightenment, as recorded in the discourse Setting in Motion ... View more

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Learning Kamma - MAHĀ KAMMAVIBHAṄGA SUTTA in English [2-2]

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