The Four Noble Truths: The Noble Eightfold Path

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The main purpose of Buddhism is to attain Nirvana. In order to achieve this goal, Buddha posed path to people. The Four Noble Truths are the first Buddha’s teaching. Therefore, All of his teachings are based on it and it represents the fundamental orientation of Buddhism. The four Noble Truth are composed of four main notions; life is suffering, the cause of suffering, the cessation of suffering, the eightfold path to the cessation (Theme2, Lecture2). As the forth truth shows, there is another path called “The noble eightfold path”. The practice of this path leads to liberation from samsara, the painful cycle of repeated birth and death. Noble Eight fold is composed of Right views, right intentions, right speech, right action, right livelihood,

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