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Four Facts for Happy Chaps

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Monday 20 May @ 11:00 am 12:30 pm

In this course, we will explore the foundational teachings of Buddhism and unlock the secrets to a happier, more fulfilling life using the wisdom of the four noble truths. Rooted in the earliest teachings of the Buddha, the Four Noble Truths offer profound insights into the nature of suffering, its causes, its cessation, and the path that leads to the complete cessation of suffering.

This course is designed to guide participants through an in-depth exploration of these truths and how they can be applied to modern life to cultivate peace, happiness, and well-being.

Together we will:
– Gain a Deep Understanding of the Four Noble Truths: Explore the essence of the truths of suffering, the origin of suffering, the cessation of suffering, and the path leading to the cessation of suffering.
– Learn Practical Applications: Discover how these ancient teachings can be applied to contemporary challenges, helping to navigate life’s difficulties with greater ease and resilience.
– Cultivate Mindfulness and Compassion: Engage in meditation practices and mindfulness exercises that stem from the Four Noble Truths, fostering a compassionate attitude towards oneself and others.
– Learn how to integrate the teachings of the Four Noble Truths into daily life, leading to profound personal transformation and a deeper sense of happiness and contentment.

This course is suitable for anyone seeking to understand the core teachings of Buddhism and how they can be applied to enhance personal well-being. Whether you are new to Buddhist philosophy or looking to deepen your existing practice, this course offers valuable insights and tools to help you navigate the path to happiness.

When Lord Buddha spoke about suffering, he wasn’t referring simply to superficial problems like illness and injury, but to the fact that the dissatisfied nature of the mind itself is suffering.

– Lama Thubten Yeshe

Presented by:

Eddie Peet

Registered FPMT Teacher

Leading classes at LTC in Buddhist philosophy and practice since 1997. Eddie’s vast life experience brings a poignancy and depth to the teachings. Widely read in many traditions, he is perfect to ask for a curated reading recommendation!

Hosted by Thubten Norbu Ling, Santa-Fe:
This course is being hosted by our sister FPMT centre in the USA. If you are joining from overseas, please check the start time for your own time zone!

Please make a donation:
You can contribute any time during the course. Thank you for your generosity! Your donation helps keep LTC flourishing and providing courses such as this. (The Zoom link will appear at the top of this page 15 minutes before the start.)

*Course Package includes access to the video of each class to catch-up or re-listen, and powerpoint slides of each class.

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“Just as a doctor diagnoses an illness, the four noble truths diagnose the human condition. But unlike medicine, the cure lies within our own actions.”

– HH the Dalai Lama