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This is the extended edition including



* an extensive annotation of more than 10.000 words about the history and basics of Buddhism



In this book Paul Carus compiles the fundamental teachings of the Buddha: the four Noble Truths, the Eightfold Path, and Buddha's sermons and advice to his disciples. In this reading, Buddha explains how nirvana can result from the discipline of the Noble Eightfold Path. In his teachings, Buddha did not claim divine authority, instead he emphasizes that each person should trust his own experience. (courtesy of lander.edu).



Contents:



First Truth - The Noble Truth Of Suffering



The Five Groups Of Existence

The "Corporeality Group" Of Four Elements

Dependent Origination Of Consciousness

The Three Characteristics Of Existence

The Three Warnings



Second Truth - The Noble Truth Of The Origin Of Suffering



The Threefold Craving

Heaping Up Of Present Suffering

Heaping Up Of Future Suffering

Inheritance Of Deeds (Karma)



Third Truth - The Noble Truth Of The Extinction Of Suffering



Dependent Extinction Of All Phenomena

Nirvana

The Arahat, Or Holy One

The Immutable



Fourth Truth - The Noble Truth Of The Path That Leads To The Extinction Of Suffering The Two Extremes And The Middle Path



The Eightfold Path



First Step - Right Understanding

Second Step - Right Mindedness

Third Step - Right Speech

Fourth Step - Right Action

Fifth Step - Right Living

Sixth Step - Right Effort

Seventh Step -Right Attentiveness

Eighth Step - Right Concentration

Development Of The Eightfold Path In The Disciple

GENRE
Religion & Spirituality
RELEASED
2012
21 July
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
83
Pages
PUBLISHER
Jazzybee Verlag
SELLER
Bookwire GmbH
SIZE
1.1
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