Ending Suffering in Buddhism

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Ending Suffering in Buddhism
In Christianity, followers of Jesus are taught that discipleship entails a difficult life of pain and suffering due to persecution and the host of challenges and difficulties that come with a Christian life. Suffering is also a major theme in Buddhism. But unlike Christianity, Buddhists are taught that suffering is not something that must persist throughout a person’s lifetime. Buddhists teach, in fact, that there is a way to end suffering in this life.
Basic Research Question
The current study investigates the question of how suffering can be ended according to Buddhist teachings.
THE FOUR NOBLE TRUTHS
At the heart of Buddhist philosophy and teachings about suffering and how to bring it to an end are the Four...
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