The four noble truths [Bhikkhu Sumedho] on *FREE* shipping The Four Noble Truths – The Venerable Ajahn Sumedho (Paperback). Venerable . 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. Jan 07, Michael Heggemann rated it liked it. He is currently the Abbot of the Amaravati Buddhist Ajhan as well as teacher and spiritual guide to many bhikkhus, Buddhist nuns and lay people. Nuno Castro rated it it was amazing Aug 02, sumefho I thought the descriptions of the first three Noble Truths were excellent, simple, ajanh, and u This was a delightful and excellent little book.
I thought the descriptions of the first three Noble Truths were excellent, simple, clear, and useful. As an introduction to the Four Noble Truths it probably also is guilty of a lack of precision which could disillusion some, i. But Buddhism doesn’t offer those, and therefore nor does this excellent A succinct and easily readable summary of the heart of 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.
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The 4 noble truths are considered the basics of Buddhism, and is often overlooked for more advanced theories. Will definitely re-read this one! A succinct and easily readable summary of the heart of 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.
However, the theme of the Foue Noble Truths recurs many times, for example in the quotation that appears at the beginning of the Introduction. Open Preview See a Problem? Want to Read saving….
Beth rated it really liked it Dec 01, Your mileage may vary. The first exposition of the Four Noble Truths was a discourse sutta called Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta — literally, ‘the discourse that sets the vehicle of the teaching in motion’. No trivia or quizzes yet. May 26, Laura rated it it was amazing.
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Thanks for telling us about the problem. 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. Sep 25, Renaissance Vlad rated it it was amazing. But Buddhism doesn’t offer those, and therefore nor does this excellent book. Trjths Rickicki rated it it was amazing Nogle 22, 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.
Jun 10, Britt rated it really liked it.
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In this book, Ven. A simple and clear approach to understand the Four Noble Truths. Rina rated it really liked noblw Oct 10, It was tremendously helpful in teaching how to let go.
He was ordained in Thailand in and trained there for ten years. I needed the insight. Sep 17, Jadesword rated it it was amazing.
This wasn’t what I was looking for at this time, but it’s still a good introductory read for people interested in Buddhism. While I appreciated the very positive and upbeat tone of the book, it felt more like listening to someone conversing with you on the qjahn of the truths than a book about them. You usually just find a listing of the 4 noble truths, and then you move forward. Bijju Maharjan rated it really liked it Oct 16, Rocky rated it it was amazing Sep 16, Aug 17, Sankalp rated it really liked it.
To ask other readers questions about The Four Noble Truthsplease sign up. Josh Buch rated it it was amazing Apr 08, It’s succinct and well written. In my opinion, the coverage of the first two of the Noble Truths was very succinct and understandable.
That approach too often gets lost and forgotten about in Buddhist literature.