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Four Noble Truths

Cattāri ariyasaccāni
Cattāri ariyasaccāni
Definition :

The Four Noble Truths are defined as the truths of those who have gained insight into the true nature of existence.

The Four Noble Truths are:

  1. Truth of suffering
  2. Truth of the origin of suffering
  3. Truth of the cessation of suffering
  4. Truth of the way leading to the cessation of suffering: it is this Noble Eightfold Path

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