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.


“The ignorance that gives rise to suffering occurs not because you don’t know enough or are not philosophically sophisticated enough to understand the true meaning of emptiness. It comes from being unwilling to admit that what you’re obviously doing right … Continue reading

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