The Four Noble Truths and some Modern Variations


[Various quotes in this selection are obviously not of Buddhistic origin, but are meant to clarify the Buddhistic truths. I appologize for the mixing of sources in this text, but also think the whole text here is worth studying.
Katinka Hesselink]

"Suffering, origin of suffering and getting over suffering, and the noble Path of eight elements that brings one to the cessation of sufferings ... one is liberation from all sufferings."

(from the Dhammapada, chpt 14, verses 13 & 14)

"Light arose in me about things not heard before."

Having noticed some similarity in the form, I include two appendices: