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by NDat
Sat Sep 10, 2011 1:27 am
Forum: Theravāda for Beginners
Topic: Noble Eightfold Path
Replies: 14
Views: 3778

Re: Noble Eightfold Path

Another point I'd like to make is if you read my above explanation of the eight fold path, you will see that each sub-sequence step in the Noble Eight Fold path is folded onto the previous ones when the wheel is rolling. Is that the reason that we call it Eight Fold Path or just my delusion? I see t...
by NDat
Sat Sep 10, 2011 12:01 am
Forum: Theravāda for Beginners
Topic: Noble Eightfold Path
Replies: 14
Views: 3778

Re: Noble Eightfold Path

Thanks for your explanations. However, I am still a little bit confused. If Satipatthana Sutta teaches Mindfulness and Concentration only, then it may not be the direct path to liberation because we still need other steps in the Eightfold Path (Right Speech, Right Action ...). I have a feeling that ...
by NDat
Fri Sep 09, 2011 7:52 pm
Forum: Theravāda for Beginners
Topic: Noble Eightfold Path
Replies: 14
Views: 3778

Noble Eightfold Path

I am new to Theravada Buddhism, and I am not a English speaker, so please bear with me. My questions are: 1. Noble Eightfold Path is the path to liberation. To end suffering, we will need to practice this Noble Eightfold Path. However, the mindfulness practice in Satipatthana Sutta is also the direc...