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Sixteen attributes of the four noble truths

Sixteen attributes of the four noble truths

Part of a series of teachings given during the Four Noble Truths Retreat, July 18-20, 2014.

  • Remaining three aspects of true dukkha
  • Three kinds of dukkha that the body and mind experience
  • Each one of us has the potential to change how we think
  • Aspects of true origins: craving and karma
  • Aspects of true cessation: ceasing of afflictions, peace
  • Aspects of true paths: wisdom realizing selflessness, awareness

Venerable Thubten Chodron

Venerable Chodron emphasizes the practical application of Buddha’s teachings in our daily lives and is especially skilled at explaining them in ways easily understood and practiced by Westerners. She is well known for her warm, humorous, and lucid teachings. She was ordained as a Buddhist nun in 1977 by Kyabje Ling Rinpoche in Dharamsala, India, and in 1986 she received bhikshuni (full) ordination in Taiwan. Read her full bio.