Review of Chapter 2

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The teachings on Chapter 2 of Aryadeva’s Four Hundred Stanzas on the Middle Way counter the distortion of seeing what is in the nature of dukkha as pleasurable.

  • We experience suffering whether we want to or not
  • Suffering comes easily, and we have to work hard to find pleasure
  • The suffering of birth, aging, sickness, and death, which we can’t escape no matter our situation in life

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