The truth of dukkha

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

  • True dukkha to be known fully, true origins to be abandoned, true cessations to be actualized, true path to be cultivated
  • All four truths are empty, lack inherent existence
  • Four erroneous views refuted by four aspects of dukkha
    • Impermanent as permanent, unsatisfactory as pleasurable, foul as clean and pure, lack of self as having a self
  • Phenomena such as aggregates are changing moment by moment
    • Explanation of gross impermanence, subtle impermanence
  • How we are stuck in afflictions, not turning to Dharma or thinking about liberation
03 The Four Noble Truths 07-19-14

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