The four noble truths [Bhikkhu Sumedho] on *FREE* shipping The Four Noble Truths – The Venerable Ajahn Sumedho (Paperback). Venerable . The Four Noble Truths has ratings and 13 reviews. talks given by Venerable Ajahn Sumedho on the central teaching of the Buddha: that the unhappiness. This small booklet was compiled and edited from talks given by Venerable Ajahn Sumedho on the central teaching of the Buddha: that the.
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Return to Book Page. The 4 noble truths are considered the basics of Buddhism, and is often overlooked for more advanced theories.
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Extracts from this are quoted at the beginning of each chapter describing the Four Truths. That approach too often gets lost and forgotten about in Buddhist literature. I thought the descriptions of the first three Noble Truths were excellent, simple, clear, and useful.
Rina rated it really liked it Oct 10, Josh Buch rated it it was amazing Apr 08, Nathan Huffman rated it it was amazing Mar 29, But Buddhism doesn’t offer those, and therefore nor does this excellent book.
Nathvara K rated it it was amazing Apr 19, Paperback74 pages. Dane Gray rated it really liked it Oct 12, I needed the insight. Aug 17, Sankalp rated it really liked it. As an introduction to the Four Noble Truths it probably also is guilty of a lack of precision which could disillusion some, i. Venerable Ajahn Sumedho is a bhikkhu mendicant monk of the Theravada tradition of Buddhism.
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Jan 31, Philosopherdog rated it it was amazing. Sep 25, Renaissance Vlad rated it it was amazing. Sumedho refuses to dismiss the 4 noble truths as primitive, and instead emphasises them as the core teachings of Buddhism. I would recommend it to anyone who is Buddhist or who has an interest in Buddhism.
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Nuno Castro rated it it was amazing Aug 02, While I appreciated the very positive and upbeat tone of the book, it felt more like listening to someone conversing with you on the subject of the truths than a book about them.
Rocky rated it it was amazing Sep 16, Nitsa rated it really liked it Nov 03, Bijju Maharjan rated it really liked it Oct 16, This wasn’t what I was looking for at this time, but it’s still a good introductory read for people interested in Buddhism.
Be the first to sumevho a question about The Four Noble Truths. But Buddhism doesn’t offer those, and therefore nor does this excellent A succinct and easily readable summary of the heart of the Buddha’s teaching, the only real weakness being a bit of a lack of examples and metaphors that could really hammer home the key points.
It’s succinct and well written. Rodrigo Miravalles rated it liked it Oct 19, I found this book to be very helpful – for the first half.
Nikki rated it really liked it Jan 03, In my opinion, the coverage of the first two of the Noble Truths was very succinct and understandable.
This booklet has been made available through the voluntary efforts of many people for the welfare of others. Your mileage may vary. Want to Read saving…. To ask other readers questions about The Four Noble Truthsplease sign up. It is still an excellent book.
He is currently the Abbot of the Amaravati Buddhist Centre as well as teacher and spiritual guide to many bhikkhus, Buddhist nuns and lay people. Oct 09, Jeremy rated it liked it. A succinct and easily readable summary of the heart of the Buddha’s teaching, the only real weakness being a bit of a lack of examples and metaphors that could really hammer home the key points.
Sep 17, Jadesword rated it it was amazing. He was ordained in Thailand in and trained there for ten years. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The second half of the book just didn’t “click” for me. Getting a grip on the four Nobel truths is key to Buddhist practice and Ajahn Sumedho brings the topic to live with a rare depth of understanding.