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Four Noble Truths – Four Websites

Tree Silhouettes at SunsetThe four websites, in the table below, have been created with an aspiration to match each website – in a tangential manner only – with one of the Four Noble Truths. The tagline for each website reflects this aspiration.

In reality, the four websites each present the Four Noble Truths and Buddhist teachings in a comprehensive way.

Buddhism communicates its vision of existence through three great images. “Perfect Vision is a vision, first of all, of our actual present state of bondage to conditioned existence as represented by the Wheel of Life. It is also a vision of our potential future state of Enlightenment as represented by the Buddha, or the mandala of Buddhas, or a Pure Land. Finally it is a vision of the path or way leading from the one to the other – a vision, if you like, of the whole future course of evolution” (Sangharakshita, The Buddha’s Noble Eightfold Path, revised edition, 2007).

Four Noble Truths – Four Websites

Four Noble Truths

Websites

Website “Theme”
and Tagline

Right View
(Understanding)

First Noble Truth:
Existence of suffering [effect]
Task: To understand suffering.
buddhist-spirituality.info Reality of suffering:
Making sense of life and reality
“. . . [a vision of] our actual present state of bondage to conditioned existence . . .”
Second Noble Truth:
Origin of suffering [cause]
Task: To abandon suffering.
buddhist-spirituality.com Causes of suffering:
Suffering and Its Causes
“. . . [a vision] represented by the Wheel of Life . . .”
Third Noble Truth:
Cessation of suffering [effect]
Task: To realize cessation.
buddhist-spirituality.org End of suffering – awakening and Nibbana:
Awakening and Nibbana
“. . . a vision of our potential future state of Enlightenment as represented by the Buddha, or the mandala of Buddhas, or a Pure Land . . .”
Fourth Noble Truth:
Path to end of suffering [cause]
Task: To develop the path.
buddhist-spirituality.net Path to follow in order to end suffering:
The Path to Awakening
“. . . a vision of the path or way leading from the one [suffering] to the other [Nibbana] . . .”

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