Meaning of FOUR NOBLE TRUTHS in English

FOUR NOBLE TRUTHS

The most basic statement of Buddhist belief:

(1) All is suffering ( dukkha ).

(2) Suffering is caused by desire.

(3) If one can eliminate desire, they can eliminate suffering.

(4) The Noble Eight-fold Path can eliminate desire.

To see how the Four Noble Truths are explained within Theravada Buddhism, click here .

Buddhism English glossary.      Английский глоссарий буддизма.