Buddha's eight fold path to end all suffering of life
- by disha-gavandi
- Aug 09, 2019 17:08
While struggling for Enlightenment, Buddha had discovered Dhamma/ Four Noble Truths which form the central teaching of Buddhism.
The Four Noble Truth is:
- The Truth of Suffering
- The Truth of Cause of Suffering
- The Truth of End of Suffering
The Path that leads to the end of Suffering is the eightfold path.
The Eightfold path comprises the following:
- Right Vision or Understanding: It signifies a perfect view or understanding the nature of reality and path of transformation.
- Rights Thought or Attitude: It signifies having emotional intelligence and acting from love and compassion.
- Right or Whole Speech: It signifies clear, truthful, uplifting, and non- harmful communication.
- Right or Integral Action: It signifies an ethical foundation of life, based on the principle of no -exploitation of oneself and others. It contains five precepts:
*Do not commit violence
*Do not covet the property of others
*Do not indulge in corrupt practices or sensual behavior
*Do not speak a lie
*Do not use intoxicants
- Right Livelihood or Proper Livelihood: It signifies a Livelihood based on correct action and on the ethical principle of non-exploitation.
-Right Effort or Energy: It signifies consciously directing our life energy to the transformative path of creative and healing action.
-Right Awareness: It signifies develop awareness about oneself.
-Right Concentration and Meditation: It signifies Samadhi in the sense of enlightenment. It means concentration in a single objective at one time. Buddha had emphasized that if a person follows this Eightfold path, he can achieve everything in life.