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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This wasn’t what I was looking for at this time, but it’s still a good introductory read for people interested in Buddhism. In my opinion, the coverage of the first two of the Noble Truths was very succinct and understandable. Dane Gray rated it really liked it Oct 12, While I appreciated the very positive and upbeat tone nogle the book, it felt more like listening to someone conversing with you on the subject of the truths than a book about them.
Thanks for telling us about the problem. Maurizio Guadagnoli rated it really liked it Apr 25, The book failed to simply say what each part of the Eight Fold Path was beyond the name of the part and what people do to strive towards it. Beth rated it really liked it Dec 01, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. You usually just find a listing of the 4 noble truths, and then you move forward.
Jan 07, Michael Heggemann rated it liked it. Refresh and try again. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Nuno Castro rated it it was amazing Aug 02, He was ordained in Thailand in and trained there for ten years.
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. Extracts from this are quoted trutns the beginning of each chapter describing the Four Truths.
Venerable Ajahn Sumedho is a bhikkhu mendicant monk of the Theravada tradition of Buddhism.
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This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Michael Rickicki rated it it was amazing Mar 22, Milana Veselinovic rated it really liked it Jun 17, However, the theme of the Four Noble Truths recurs many times, for example in the quotation that appears at the beginning of the Introduction.
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 30, Hilmar Laursen rated it really liked it. In this book, Ven. Will definitely re-read this one! Rina rated it really liked it Symedho 10, Instead there are what seems to meta observations from the author, reflections on having lived it, but without tying those reflections to a context where nlble could be understood.
That approach too often gets lost and forgotten about in Buddhist literature. Sep 17, Jadesword rated it it was amazing.
The Four Noble Truths by Bhikkhu Sumedho
It’s succinct and well written. Great little booklet and terrific at introducing Buddhist ideas. Jun 10, Britt rated it really liked it. But Buddhism doesn’t offer those, and therefore nor does this excellent book.
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I found this book to be very helpful – for the first half. May 26, Laura rated it it was amazing. Aug 17, Sankalp rated it really liked it.
I would recommend it to anyone who is Buddhist or who has an interest in Buddhism. To ask other readers questions about The Four Noble Truthsplease sign up. Learning to see things as impermanent, learning not to identify with your thoughts and feelings, and learning to see things just as they are. Sumedho refuses to dismiss the 4 noble truths as primitive, and instead emphasises them as the core teachings of Buddhism. The reference quoted is to the sections in the books of the scriptures where this discourse can be found.
As an introduction to the Four Noble Truths it probably also is guilty of a lack of precision which could disillusion some, i. Nathvara K rated it it was amazing Apr 19, Lists with This Book. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. 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.
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.
This was a delightful and excellent little book. Note on the Text: Paperback74 pages.