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by Hermann Hesse

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How does Siddhartha learn to experience the troubles caused by the life cycle?

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The Four Noble Truths of Life are:  1. Existence is suffering 2. Suffering arises from desire 3. Suffering ends when desire ends 4. The way to end desire is to follow the 8-Fold Path to Nirvana (a. right belief b. right resolve c. right speech d. right conduct e. right occupation f. right effort g. right contemplation h. right ecstacy).

I think you are asking about the second and third Noble Truths. Siddhartha suffers because he desires knowledge.  It is during this...

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