Category Archives: The First Noble Truth

The Buddha teaches the noble truth of stress and pain in this human life.
Inquiry here enables us to discover the difference between pain, which is inevitable, and suffering, which is not.

Crossing Life’s Floods

“What is the work of the Buddha’s whole life?”  Yun Men replied, “An appropriate response.” “The breath is moving, but that which knows the breath is not moving.”                         … Continue reading

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