The Four Noble Truths. Ajahn Sumdeho. THE FIRST NOBLE TRUTH. What is the Noble Truth of Suffering? Birth is suffering, aging is suffering, sickness is. The Four Noble Truths has ratings and 13 reviews. talks given by Venerable Ajahn Sumedho on the central teaching of the Buddha: that the unhappiness. This small booklet was compiled and edited from talks given by Venerable Ajahn Sumedho on the central teaching of the Buddha: that the.
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Let go of delusion. This wasn’t what I was looking for at this time, but it’s still a good introductory read for people interested in Buddhism. Ajayn to see things as impermanent, learning not to identify with your thoughts and feelings, and learning to see things just as they are.
Josh Buch rated it it was amazing Apr 08, Getting a grip on the four Nobel truths is key to Buddhist practice and Ajahn Sumedho brings the topic to live with a rare depth of understanding.
The book failed to simply say what each part of the Eight Fold Path was beyond the name of the part and what people do to strive towards it. Sumedho refuses to dismiss the 4 noble truths as primitive, and instead emphasises them as the core teachings of Buddhism. Jan 31, Philosopherdog rated it it was amazing. Michael Rickicki rated it it was amazing Mar 22, Note on the Text: Nathan Huffman rated it it was amazing Mar 29, Nitsa rated it really liked it Nov 03, Beth rated it really liked it Dec 01, Dec 31, Steve rated it really liked it Shelves: Jun 10, Britt rated it really liked it.
I thought the descriptions of the first three Noble Truths were excellent, simple, clear, and useful.
Thanks for telling us about the problem. The first ajayn of the Four Noble Truths was a discourse sutta called Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta — literally, ‘the discourse that sets the vehicle of the teaching in motion’.
He was ordained in Thailand in and trained there for ten years. If the second half of the book were the same, I would have given it four stars. Your mileage may vary.
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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Lucia Sandoval rated it it was ok May 18, Nathvara K rated it it was amazing Apr 19, Lucas rated it it was amazing Dec 18, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. As an introduction to the Four Noble Truths it probably also is guilty of a lack of precision which could disillusion some, i. Sep 17, Jadesword rated it it was amazing.
To ask other readers questions about Fpur Four Noble Truthsplease sign up. Be the first to ask a question fojr The Four Noble Ajanh. Tina rated it it was amazing Jul 28, However, the theme of the Four Noble Truths recurs many times, for example in the quotation that appears at the beginning of the Introduction.
Venerable Ajahn Sumedho is a bhikkhu mendicant monk of the Theravada tradition of Buddhism.
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Instead there are what seems to meta observations from the author, reflections on having lived it, but without tying those reflections to a context where they could be understood. But Buddhism doesn’t offer those, and therefore nor does this excellent book. Oct 01, Derek Baldwin rated it it was amazing.
Return to Book Page. Lists with This Book. However, I found the coverage of the 2 final Noble Truths to be a bit muddled and the writing a bit more diffuse than in the first half.
But Buddhism doesn’t offer those, and therefore nor does this excellent A succinct and easily readable summary of ajaun heart ajabn the Buddha’s teaching, the only real weakness being a bit of a lack of examples and metaphors that could really hammer home the key points. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. No trivia or quizzes yet.
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It’s succinct and well written. In this book, Ven. Trkths is still an excellent book. May rated it it was amazing Feb 13, It was tremendously helpful in teaching how to let go.
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For both the beginner, and the seasoned Buddhist the description of the Four Noble Truths describe Buddhism’s approach to a happier life. Open Preview See a Problem? I thought the descriptions of the first three Noble Truths were excellent, simple, clear, and u This was a delightful and excellent little book.
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