Meditation for PeaceAttaining The Four Noble Truths.Soka is a or unhappy mind.The Lord Buddha said, “According to the real basics of life, life is suffering, which we don’t know.” As a metaphor for this saying: All human beings have defects or imperfections as their norm so they don’t know how a perfect person is, or how great a perfect person would look like.Nevertheless, for a wise person: the older he/she is getting, the more they know themselves of life’s miseries, which they just know but can’t see, and do not know how to conquer them.Dhukkha is physical suffering.There are two kinds of sufferings:1. Conditions of sufferings are the sufferings of the normal lives of all beings. The miseries come with and after the birth. They are birth, old age, illness and death.2. Scattered woe arises in an incapable mind, which does not bear up to outside influences as surmised by the following:1. Soka is a sorrowful or unhappy mind.2. Parideva is one’s grievances.3. Dhukkha is physical suffering.4. Domanassa is sensitivity or sense perception.5. Upayassa is to lose heart or to be in low spirits.6. Apoyehi Sampayoga is to meet with something unlovable or hateful.7. Piyehi Vippayoga is to be separated from what is loving and caring.8. Yam Piccham na labhati is what one desires but cannot get.Conditions of sufferings are the sufferings of the normal lives of all beings.The Lord Buddha knew how to extinguish sufferings by teaching and training us to strictly follow the paths of the Blessings of Life to subsequently extinguish the misery.The outcome of practicing The Ascetic Disciplines (Tapa) is the burning away of kilesa (defilements) in all of its forms. One method to accomplish this is to attend Meditation retreats, which calms minds down all the time. You must also cultivate morals by practicing celibacy [no sexual conduct], become Ordained, then continue practicing Meditation throughout your life and to follow the Noble Eightfold Path.Eventually, seeing the Noble Truths, being removed from suffering, then attaining real happiness as in the Lord Buddha’s path, are the results of perseverance.One method to accomplish this is to attend Meditation retreats.Various kinds of meanings of the Noble Truths are as follows:1. The great noble truths.2. The truths of the noble one.3. The truths that make one noble.which calms minds down all the time.The meaning of attaining the Noble Truths is to see through the Noble Facts that help the one who attained this to be liberated from sufferings, namely:- Dukkha: Suffering, or dissatisfaction.- Samudaya: The cause of suffering, or origin of suffering.- Nirodha: The cessation of suffering, or extinction of suffering.- Magga: The path leading to the cessation of sufferingThe Four Noble Truths are the keys or the main principles of Buddhism, because if one has attained the Truths first, then The Dhamma arising in one’s mind, leading to all other knowledge, follows it.
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