4noble truth 8 paths.docx

Discuss the Four Noble Truths and the Eightfold Path . Do NOT just list but, give a thoughtful reflection on this foundation of Buddhist teachings. Do you think this is an effective way/path to end suffering? Relate your results from your “Right Speech” and “Right Behavior” exercise you participated in this week . Buddhism is so interesting, the way they invest themselves so spiritually that it even motivates me to want to be a better version of myself. Let me start by discussing the four noble truths, which embraces the spirit of buddhas wisdom and often mysterious, because they release us from suffering. The Four Noble Truths are set in the order of,  Diagnosis  Cause  Prognosis  Prescription (Diagnosis ) Life is suffering and dissatisfying . From what I understand it is not supposed to be a bad thing, but instead a realistic observation about life. Basically, meaning that life is full of things that do make us unhappy but also, we cannot dismiss the things that do makes us happy as well. Unfortunately, I believe in these days most people tend to suffer instead of paying attention to what they can make out of it, how it is perceived and how they react to it. Seems like we mostly just remember the bad things that have happened in our lives and duel so much upon it that at times it can get so bad that therapy is needed in order to move on. Before I knew about Buddhism my personal beliefs are always

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