<html> <head> <style> <!-- p.MsoNormal {mso-style-parent:""; margin-bottom:.0001pt; font-size:12.0pt; font-family:"Times New Roman"; margin-left:0in; margin-right:0in; margin-top:0in} p {font-size:12.0pt; font-family:"Times New Roman"; } --> </style> <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=unicode"> <title>Drop of Dhamma Delight!</title> <link rel="shortcut icon" href="../../Pics/icons/011.ico"> <body background="../../Pics/brown7-bg.jpg"> <table border="1" cellpadding="17" cellspacing="0" style="border-collapse: collapse" bordercolor="#111111" width="99%" id="AutoNumber1" height="780"> <tr> <td width="95%" background="../../Pics/orange.jpg" height="100%"> <center> <table border="0" cellpadding="10" cellspacing="0" style="border-collapse: collapse" bordercolor="#111111" width="97%" id="AutoNumber2" height="90%"> <tr> <td width="90%" style="font-family: Comic Sans MS; font-size: 9pt" height="105%" bordercolor="#000000" background="../../Pics/BDBackgrnd.jpg" align="left" valign="top"> </head> <div class="Section1"> <body bgcolor="#FFCC00" lang="EN-GB" link="blue" vlink="blue"> <div class="Section1"> <div> <div> <div> <p class="MsoNormal"><b><font size="7"> <span style="font-family:Papyrus;color:#993300"> Friends:</span></font></b></p> <blockquote> <blockquote> <blockquote> <blockquote> <blockquote> <p class="MsoNormal"> <span style="font-size:18.0pt;font-family:Papyrus; color:#993300">&nbsp; <b>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <u>The 4 Noble Truths are the Core of Buddhism:</u></b></span></p> <blockquote> <p> <img border="0" src="../../Pics/The_4_Noble_Truths.s.jpg" width="515" height="219"><br> <br> <span style="font-family:Verdana; color:#800000"><u>1: This and such is </u><b><span class="GramE"><u>Suffering</u></span><u>!</u></b></span><font size="2"><span style="font-family: Comic Sans MS"> </span></font> <span style="font-size: 11.0pt"> <font face="Comic Sans MS"> <a href="https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/II/What_is_Suffering.htm"> Suffering</a></font> <span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Comic Sans MS;"> is of three kinds:<br> a: Obvious suffering, which is any bodily </span> <span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Comic Sans MS;"> pain, and any mental sadness.<br> b: Suffering due to change includes also pleasant feeling as this indeed also<br> becomes quite disappointing, when it inevitably changes, fades, and vanishes.<br> c: Suffering due to construction is all that is conditioned, since all this thus <br> later inevitably will fall apart. This also includes any object, which induces a <br> neutral feeling. This <a href="https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/II/The_1st_Noble_Truth_on_Suffering.htm"> 1st Noble Truth</a>, that points out that all worldly things<br> ultimately speaking is Suffering, has to be fully <i>understood</i>&nbsp; in all aspects...</span></span><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Comic Sans MS;"><br> </span> <span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Comic Sans MS&quot;;color:black"> <br> </span> <span style="font-family:Verdana;color:#800000" class="GramE"> <u>2: <b>Craving is the Cause</b> of Suffering!</u></span><span style="font-size:11.0pt"><font face="Comic Sans MS"> <a href="https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/II/The_3_kinds_of_Craving.htm"> Craving</a> is of three kinds:</font></span><span style="font-size:10.0pt; font-family:&quot;Comic Sans MS&quot;;color:black"><br> </span> <span style="font-size: 11.0pt"> <font face="Comic Sans MS"> a</font><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Comic Sans MS&quot;; ">: Craving for sensing forms, sounds, smells, tastes, touches, and mental states.<br> b: Craving for becoming. (ex: May I become rich, attractive, young, famous, etc.)<br> c: Craving for non-becoming (ex: May I neither become sick, nor old, nor </span> <span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Comic Sans MS&quot;; ">dead!</span><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Comic Sans MS&quot;; ">)<br> This <a href="https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/II/The_2nd_Noble_Truth_on_The_Cause_of_Suffering.htm"> Second Noble Truth</a> on the Cause of Suffering has to be <i>eliminated</i>...</span></span></p> <p> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-family:&quot;Comic Sans MS&quot;; color:black"><img border="0" src="../../Pics/morpheus-truth.jpg" width="554" height="418"><br> </span> <span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Comic Sans MS&quot;;color:black"> <br> </span><u> <span style="font-family:Verdana;color:#800000" class="GramE"> 3: <b>Absence of Craving is therefore the End</b> of Suffering!</span></u><span style="font-family:Verdana;color:#993300"><br> </span> <font face="Comic Sans MS"> <span style="font-size: 11.0pt"> a: Not craving for any sense stimuli, or contact of any kind...<br> b: Not craving for any kind of re-becoming as this, or that in any future...<br> c: Not craving any non-becoming, but accepting all ills that inevitably come... <br> This <a href="https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/II/The_3rd_Noble_Truth_on_The_Ceasing_of_Suffering.htm"> 3rd Noble Truth</a> on the End of Suffering has to be <i>accomplished!<br> </i></span></font> <u> <span style="font-family:Verdana; color:#993300"><br> </span> <span style="font-family:Verdana; color:#800000" class="GramE">4: <b>The Noble 8-Fold Way is the Method</b> to End Suffering!</span><span style="font-family:Verdana; color:#993300"><br> </span></u> <span style="font-size: 11.0pt;"><font face="Comic Sans MS">Which <a href="https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/The_Noble_8-Fold_Way.htm"> Noble 8-fold Way</a> has to be developed in order to end all suffering?<br> </font></span> <span style="font-size:11.0pt;"> <font face="Comic Sans MS"> 1: <a href="https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/What_is_Right_View.htm"> Right View</a></font><font face="Comic Sans MS">&nbsp; <i>(samm-ditthi)</i><br> 2: <a href="https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/What_is_Right_Motivation.htm"> Right Motivation</a>&nbsp; <i>(samm-sankappa)</i><br> 3: <a href="https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/What_is_Right_Speech.htm"> Right Speech</a>&nbsp; <i>(samm-vc)</i><br> 4: <a href="https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/What_is_Right_Action.htm"> Right Action</a>&nbsp; <i>(samm-kammanta)</i><br> 5: <a href="https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/What_is_Right_Livelihood.htm"> Right Livelihood</a> <i>&nbsp;(samm-j+va)</i><br> 6: <a href="https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/What_is_Right_Effort.htm"> Right Effort</a>&nbsp; <i>(samm-vyma)</i><br> 7: <a href="https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/What_is_Right_Awareness.htm"> Right Awareness</a>&nbsp; <i>(samm-sati)</i><br> 8; <a href="https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/What_is_Right_Concentration.htm"> Right </a> <a href="../III/Concentration_Samadhi.htm"> Concentration</a> </a>&nbsp;<i>(samm-samdhi)<br> </i></font></span> <span style="font-size:11.0pt; "><font face="Comic Sans MS">This <a href="https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/II/The_4_Noble_Truths.htm"> Fourth Noble Truth</a> on the Way to End Suffering has to be <i>developed!</i></font></span></p> <p> <img border="0" src="../../Pics/Right_View_dawns_the_4_Noble_Truths.jpg" width="554" height="296"></p> <span style="font-size: 11.0pt"> <font face="Comic Sans MS"> <font color="#993300"> <u>More on these quintessential Four Noble Truths <i> (</i></u></font><i><a href="https://What-Buddha-Said.net/library/DPPN/wtb/s_t/sacca.htm">Ariya-Sacca</a><font color="#993300"><u>): </u></font></i><br> </font> <a href="https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/II/The_1st_Noble_Truth_on_Suffering.htm"> <font face="Comic Sans MS"> The_1st_Noble_Truth_on_Suffering</font></a><font face="Comic Sans MS">, <br> </font> <a href="https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/II/The_2nd_Noble_Truth_on_The_Cause_of_Suffering.htm"> <font face="Comic Sans MS"> The_2nd_Noble_Truth_on_The_Cause_of_Suffering</font></a><font face="Comic Sans MS">,<br> </font> <a href="https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/II/The_3rd_Noble_Truth_on_The_Ceasing_of_Suffering.htm"> <font face="Comic Sans MS"> The_3rd_Noble_Truth_on_The_Ceasing_of_Suffering</font></a><font face="Comic Sans MS">,<br> </font> <a href="https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/II/The_4th_Noble_Truth_on_The_Way_to_Cease_Suffering.htm"> <font face="Comic Sans MS"> The_4th_Noble_Truth_on_The_Way_to_Cease_Suffering</font></a><font face="Comic Sans MS">,</font></span></blockquote> </blockquote> </blockquote> </blockquote> </blockquote> </blockquote> <p> <span style="font-size:18.0pt;font-family:Papyrus; 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