The sequence of the four noble truths

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Re: The sequence of the four noble truths

Post by Bundokji » Sat Aug 11, 2018 9:01 am

JohnK wrote:
Fri Aug 10, 2018 8:46 pm
Bundokji wrote:
Fri Aug 10, 2018 2:36 am
I came across the doctor's analogy before, and it sounds like a good one, but was it mentioned by the Buddha himself? Does anyone know the historical background of this analogy?...
Two possibilities:
https://suttacentral.net/an3.22/en/sujato
https://suttacentral.net/an10.108/en/sujato

Edit: https://www.accesstoinsight.org/lib/stu ... icine.html
Thanks for the reference John :anjali:
And the Blessed One addressed the bhikkhus, saying: "Behold now, bhikkhus, I exhort you: All compounded things are subject to vanish. Strive with earnestness!"

This was the last word of the Tathagata.

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