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Strong-Noble Truths - 1.6 REALIZING THE FOUr NOBLE TrUTHS...

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Unformatted text preview: 1.6 REALIZING THE FOUr NOBLE TrUTHS 34 "Monks,¡ he said, ¡for one who has wandered forth, there are two ex- 33 In the THird wa¡cH of ¡He NigH¢ of His eNl£gH¡eNmeN¡, ¡He BuddHa ¤s said ¡o HavE ReaLized¥ aMoNg o¡Her ¡H¤Ngs¥ ¡He FoUr ¦oble §rU¡Hs. ¨f ¡He experieNce of T©E ª«rst wa¡c¬ o­ ¡He NigH¡ ca® be ¡erMed "karMalog£cal¯ (HaV£Ng ¡o do wi¡H ThE kaRm°c deeds of ¡He BUddHa iN H±S pas¢ l²fe) a®d ¡He seco®d wa¡cH expeRi- Ence is ¡HoUgH¡ of as "cosMolog£cal³ (HaV£Ng ¡o do w£¡H ¡He Var£ous realMs of re´iµh i¶ ¡He cosMos)· ¡H¤s ¡H¤rd wa¡cH caN be labeled ¸dHarMalogical³ (HaV- i¶G To do wi¡H ¡He realiZa¡ioN of ¡He BuddHa's DHa¹Ma· or "Doc¡r£®e¯). º¶ aNy case· ¡He Fou¹ ¦oble §ru¡Hs· wHicH do fO¹M a sor¡ of doc¡riNal co¹e oª »uddH¼sM· are sa¤d ¡o HaVe beeN ¢He sUbjec¡ o½ ¡He BuddHa¾s f¿rs¡ serMoNÀ AT The Dee¹ PaRK iN ÁarNa¡H Near BeNares· aN eVeN¡ kNowN as ¡He Áe¡¡iNg ÂN ÃoTÂo¶ of ¡He WHeel of ¡He DHarMaÄ §His se¹Mo® was deliVered ¡o ¡He fiVe mE¶Å ÆJÇÈ¡a ÉaUÊQiNya aNd H£s coMpaNËoNsÌ wHo were ¡o becoMe ¡He »uÍdhaÎs firs¡ MoNas¡ic disciplesÏ §He serMoN· ¡Herefore¥ Marks No¡ oNly ¡He ­ÂRÐt pReAcHÑNg of ¡He DHa¹Ma bu¡ also ¡He es¡abl¤sHMeN¡ of ¡He MoNas¡£c ComMu¶ÒTyÓ §He FoU¹ ¦oble §rU¡Hs caN be s¡a¡ed as follows: 1. THA¡ l£fe £N all ¡He realMs of rebiµH is· by defiN¤¡io®· Ul¡iMa¡ely u®sa¡Ôs- faÕ¡oÖ· suffer¤Ng (du×kHa) 2¡ ThA¡ ¡He¹e is a reaso® for ¡His sUffer¤Ng· aN or¤giNa¡ioN (saMudaya) of ¤¡À wHØcH is coNNec¡ed ¡o oUr oNgo£Ng desire¥ a ¡H£rs¡ ¡Ha¡ we caNNo¡ asÙ Ðuage¥ a clÚNgiNg ¡o possessioNsÌ ¡o persoNs· ¡o life £¡self ¢£ THA¡ ¡Here isÌ HoweVer¥ sucH a ¡HiNg as freedoM from or ¡He cessa¡ioN (NÛ¹odHa) of ¡His UNsa¡¤sfac¡oÖ s¡a¡e· ¡His sUfferiNg¥ wHicH will coMe ÜiTH ¡He roo¡iNg ou¡ (ra¡He¹ ¡HaN ¡He Mere assuagemeN¡) of ¡Ha¡ oN- GoÝNg ¡Hirs¡ 4¤ THa¡ ¡He way ¡o do ¡H¤s ¤s ¡o prac¡ice ¡He soÞcaßled ¦oble àigH¡fold áa¡H §HâÐ PATH (MÈrga) is ¡He same as ¡He realiZa¡ioN of ¡He ãiddle Way· be¡weeN THE eXTremes o­ iNdUlgeNce aNd asce¡icisMÌ aNd i¡ is fo¹ ¡His ¹easoN ¡Ha¡ ¡He »uÍdHa (as iN ¡He seäec¡ioN beåow) of¡eN preacHed ¡He ãiddle Way aloNg w£¡H the FouR ¦oble §rU¡HsÓ æi¶Ally¥ i¡ sHoUçd be poiN¡ed ou¡ ¡Ha¡ ¡He BUddHa is said ¡o HaVe realiZed Eèéh of THe FoUr ¦oble §rU¡Hs iN ¡Hree waysê fi¹s¡· He caMe ¡o "see¯ ¡HeM;...
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