Four Noble Truths

Four Noble Truths

noun
the doctrines of Buddha: all life is suffering, the cause of suffering is ignorant desire, this desire can be destroyed, the means to this is the Eightfold Path.
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Main Entry:  four noble truths
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  in Buddhism, the precepts that are the essence of the Buddha's teaching: that life is suffering, that desires cause suffering, that the annihilation of desires can relieve suffering, that the way to do this is by following the Eightfold Path; also written Four Noble Truths
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