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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Nathvara K rated it it was amazing Apr 19, However, the theme of the Four Noble Truths recurs many times, for example in the quotation that appears at the beginning of the Introduction.

Extracts from this are quoted at the beginning of each chapter describing the Four Truths. Nitsa rated it really liked it Nov 03, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. If the second half of the book were the same, I would have given it four xjahn. 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. This was a delightful and excellent little book.

Will definitely re-read this one!

Bijju Maharjan rated it really liked it Oct 16, Rina rated it really liked it Oct 10, This wasn’t what I was looking for at this time, but it’s still a good introductory read for people interested in Buddhism.


The 4 noble truths are considered the basics of Buddhism, and is often overlooked for more advanced theories. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Oct 01, Derek Baldwin rated it it was amazing. Lucas rated it it was amazing Dec 18, Jun 10, Britt rated it really liked it. Learning to see things as impermanent, learning not to identify with your thoughts and feelings, and foud to see things just as they are.

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In this book, Ven. Venerable Ajahn Sumedho is a bhikkhu mendicant monk of the Theravada tradition of Buddhism. 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. The edition I read is about 70 pages and can be obtained for free as a PDF from buddhanet. Dane Gray rated it really liked it Oct 12, A simple and clear approach to understand the Four Noble Truths.

No trivia or quizzes yet. As an introduction to the Four Noble Truths it probably also is guilty of a lack of precision which could disillusion some, i. While I appreciated the very positive and smuedho 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.

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


Sep 17, Jadesword rated it it was amazing. Great little booklet and terrific at introducing Buddhist ideas.

But Buddhism doesn’t offer those, and therefore nor does this excellent 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. But Buddhism doesn’t offer those, and therefore nor does this excellent book. Lists with This Book. Michael Rickicki rated it it was amazing Mar 22, It was tremendously helpful in teaching how to let go. Nuno Castro rated it it was amazing Aug 02, May rated it it was amazing Feb 13, He was ordained in Thailand in and trained there for ten years.

It is still an excellent book. Milana Veselinovic rated it really liked it Jun 17, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Dumedho for telling us about the problem.

Jan 07, Michael Heggemann rated it liked it. Oct 09, Jeremy rated it liked it. Lucia Sandoval rated it it was ok May 18, Be the first to ask a question about The Four Noble Truths.

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