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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Open Preview See a Problem? Oct 01, Derek Baldwin rated it it was amazing. Learning to see things as impermanent, learning not to identify with your thoughts and feelings, and learning to see things just as they are.

As an introduction to the Four Noble Truths it probably also is guilty of a lack of precision which could disillusion some, i. This wasn’t what I was looking for at this time, but it’s still a good introductory read for people interested in Buddhism.

Good elaboration on the truths and the insights behind them! 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.


Want to Read saving…. 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.

Rocky rated it it was amazing Sep 16, Nitsa rated it really liked it Nov 03, It is still an excellent book. However, the theme of the Four Noble Truths recurs many times, for example in the quotation that appears at the beginning of the Introduction.

Josh Buch rated aumedho it was amazing Apr 08, Beth rated it really liked it Dec 01, Return to Book Page. I needed the insight. 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. Venerable Ajahn Sumedho is a bhikkhu mendicant monk of the Theravada tradition of Buddhism. truyhs

The Four Noble Truths

Dec 31, Steve rated it really liked it Shelves: Ajhan Guadagnoli rated it really liked it Apr 25, In this book, Ven. 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.


Jun 10, Britt rated it really liked it. Thanks for telling us about the problem. I found simedho book to be very helpful – for the first half.

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sumedgo Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. It’s succinct and well written. Nathvara K rated it it was amazing Apr 19, For both the beginner, and the seasoned Buddhist the description of the Four Noble Truths describe Buddhism’s approach to a happier life.

Sep 25, Renaissance Vlad rated it it was amazing. No trivia or sumedbo yet. A simple and clear approach to understand the Four Noble Truths. Paperback74 pages. Great little booklet and terrific at introducing Buddhist ideas.

The edition I read is about 70 pages and can be obtained for free as a PDF from buddhanet.

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