Four Noble Truths in Buddhism :
Four noble Truths are of many interesting fact about Buddhism. The teachings of Buddhism started in the middle part of the 6th century B.C. with its founder, Gautama Buddha. Buddhism, also known as Buddha Dharma meaning “the teachings of the awakened one” focuses on the teachings of Buddha.
According to the teachings Buddha, there are four noble truths that explore human suffering. These four noble truths are as follows (1) the “Dukkha” which can be translated into the English language as “suffering exists”. According to the teachings of Buddha, suffering is real and almost universal. There are many causes of sufferings in human beings. According to the teachings of Buddhism, loss, pain, failure, sickness and the impermanence of pleasure are but few of the factors that causes sufferings. (2) The second noble truth under the teaching of Buddha is “Samudaya” translated as “there is a cause for suffering”. According to the teachings of Buddha, the cause of suffering is “the desire to have and take control of things.” “Samudaya” is said to take many forms such us cravings for sensual pleasure or lust, the to avoid unpleasant sensations and the desire for fame. (3) The third Noble Truth is the “Nirodha” which says “There is an end to suffering.” According to this teaching, suffering ends with the final liberation of the Nirvana when the mind is completely free or liberated. Once the mind lets go any desire or craving, it will experience total freedom. (4) The Fourth Noble truth in the teachings of Buddha is the “Magga” which tells us “in order to end suffering, you must follow the Eightfold Path.”
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