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Review of the four truths

Review of the four truths

Part of an ongoing series of teachings based on Approaching the Buddhist Path, the first book in “The Library of Wisdom and Compassion” series by His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Venerable Thubten Chodron.

  • The four truths form the foundation of the Buddhist path
  • Summary of the four truths of the aryas
  • What is unsatisfactoriness and what is true happiness?
  • Where we are in our practice and how we can deepen it
  • Looking deeply at the four distortions or misconceptions

16 Approaching the Buddhist Path: Review of the Four Truths (download)

Venerable Thubten Chonyi

Ven. Thubten Chonyi is a nun in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition. She has studied with Sravasti Abbey founder and abbess Ven. Thubten Chodron since 1996. She lives and trains at the Abbey, where she received novice ordination in 2008. She took full ordination at Fo Guang Shan in Taiwan in 2011. Ven. Chonyi regularly teaches Buddhism and meditation at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Spokane and, occasionally, in other locations as well.

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