Buddhism 2 - Buddhist teaching Four Noble Truths: 1) There...

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Buddhist teaching Four Noble Truths: 1) There is suffering ( Duhkha) 2) Suffering has a cause - craving ( trishna ) 3) there is cessation to suffering, through cesation of craving ( nirvana ) 4) The way to cessation of suffering is the Noble Eightfold Path First Noble Truth - duhkha (“suffering”) - attachment to transient/ impermanent things - attachment even to the Buddha’s teaching - “the Dharma is like a raft” - one of the three marks of reality (along with impermanence and no self) - there IS happiness in life, but nothing lasts forever - suffering - we try to hold on to something that doesn’t last Second Noble Truth - trishna (“thirst”) or (“craving”) or (“obsession”) or (“desire”) - thirst for: 1) sense pleasures - things that feel good 2) existence and becoming - crave self existence, and the betterment of ourself 3) non-existence - anything that aims to get rid of attachments, greed, hatred, you could be so obsessed with removing things that you do not see reality - thirst to attach ourselves to things Third Noble Truth - cessation of desire leads to cessation of suffering - if you can eradicate craving/ the power of attachments in your life, you can eradicate duhkha - nirvana - “unbinding” or “extinction of Fre”
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