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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Lucas rated it it was amazing Dec 18, Your mileage may vary. Beth rated it really liked it Dec 01, Tina rated it it was amazing Jul 28, Just a moment nobe we sign you in to your Goodreads account. For both the beginner, and the seasoned Buddhist the description of the Four Noble Truths describe Buddhism’s approach to a happier life.

I found this book to be very helpful – for the first half. 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.

It is still an excellent book. But Buddhism doesn’t offer those, and therefore nor does this excellent book.

It was tremendously helpful in teaching how to let go. The edition I read is about 70 pages and can be obtained for free as a PDF from buddhanet.

Want to Read saving…. In this book, Ven. I would recommend it to anyone who is Buddhist or who has an interest in Buddhism. Dec 31, Steve rated it really liked it Shelves: Nikki rated it really liked it Jan 03, Oct 01, Derek Baldwin rated it it was amazing.


While I appreciated the very positive and upbeat tone of the book, it felt more like listening to someone conversing with you on the subject of the truths than a book about them.

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Suedho little booklet and terrific at introducing Buddhist ideas. The second half of the nible just didn’t “click” for me. Rodrigo Miravalles rated it liked it Oct 19, Maurizio Guadagnoli rated it really liked it Apr 25, Be the first to ask a question about The Four Noble Truths. Paperback74 pages. 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.

May 26, Laura rated it it was amazing. 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.

This booklet has been made available sumevho the voluntary efforts of many people for the welfare of others.

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Sep 25, Renaissance Vlad rated smedho it was amazing. To ask other readers questions about The Four Noble Truthsplease sign up. Aug 17, Sankalp rated it really liked it. Learning to see things as impermanent, learning not to identify with your thoughts and feelings, and learning to see things just as they are.

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Sep 30, Hilmar Laursen rated it really liked it. If the second half of the book were the same, I would have given it four stars. He is currently the Abbot of the Amaravati Buddhist Centre as well as teacher and spiritual guide to many bhikkhus, Buddhist nuns and lay people.

That approach too often gets lost and forgotten about in Buddhist literature. This wasn’t what I was looking for at this time, but it’s still a good introductory noboe for people interested in Buddhism.


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However, the theme of the Four Noble Truths recurs many times, for sumehdo in the quotation that appears at the beginning of the Introduction. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The reference quoted is to the sections in the books of the scriptures where this discourse can tduths found. 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’. It’s succinct and well written.

Milana Veselinovic rated it really liked it Jun 17, Skmedho 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. Lucia Sandoval rated it it was ok May 18, Bijju Maharjan rated it really liked it Oct 16, The 4 noble truths are considered the basics of Buddhism, and is often overlooked for more advanced theories.

Rocky rated it it was amazing Sep 16, Jan 31, Philosopherdog rated it it was amazing. As an introduction to the Four Noble Truths it probably also is guilty of a lack of precision which could disillusion some, i.