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According to Buddhist thinking, what is the cause of all suffering in the...
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- Life as we know it ultimately is or leads to suffering (dukkha) in one way or another.
- Suffering is caused by craving or attachments to worldly pleasures of all kinds. This is often expressed as a deluded clinging to a certain sense of existence, to selfhood, or to the things or people that we consider the cause of happiness or unhappiness.
- Suffering ends when craving ends, when one is freed from desire. This is achieved by eliminating all delusion, thereby reaching a liberated state of Enlightenment (bodhi);
- Reaching this liberated state is achieved by following the path laid out by the Buddha.
The cause of all suffering in the world is the attachment to the wordly pleasures of anykind.
quote from wikipedia:Suffering: Causes and Solution The Four Noble Truths
According to the Pali Tipitaka, the Four Noble Truths were the first teaching of Gautama Buddha after attaining Nirvana. They are sometimes considered as containing the essence of the Buddha's teachings and are presented in the manner of a medical diagnosis and remedial prescription – a style common at that time:
Posted by ivana on January 28, 2009 at 12:49 PM (Answer #2)
Posted by neon-ice-cream on January 28, 2009 at 12:54 PM (Answer #3)
the cause behind all the sufferin there is -lobh[greed],love[possesion]and the differnt kind of thinking is there,because if we have thinking differ to each other we will defenately get argus and this is the major thing that we should neglect.
Posted by vikas1802 on November 25, 2010 at 8:25 PM (Answer #4)
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Posted by litteacher8 on August 22, 2011 at 12:58 PM (Answer #5)
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