Month: September 2014

A Buddhist Perspective on Suffering

A Buddhist Perspective on Suffering In western culture, suffering is generally defined as the experience of either somatic or psychological pain. Therefore, in the absence of such pain and whilst experiencing favourable socio-environmental conditions, individuals are generally not categorised as ‘suffering’ or ‘ill’ according…

Having Fun with the Four Noble Truths

Having Fun with the Four Noble Truths Arguably the most well-known of the Buddha’s teachings is that of The Four Noble Truths. The teaching of the four noble truths is recorded as being the first teaching given by the Buddha after he attained enlightenment….

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