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“This user-friendly book is filled with gems of insight.”—Mu Soeng, Barre Center for Buddhist Studies

THE FOUR NOBLE TRUTHS

Foundation of Buddhist Thought, Volume 1

Geshe Tashi Tsering

The four noble truths are well known as the Buddha’s first and most essential explanation of his enlightened realizations. The truths diagnose the human existential crisis—suffering and its origin—and prescribe a solution—cessation and the path. To understand the four noble truths is to understand Buddhism as a whole.

In The Four Noble Truths, Geshe Tashi draws on his decades of training in Tibetan Buddhism to illuminate these truths for a modern audience. His respectful engagement with Buddhists outside his own tradition and his insights into Western culture make this book refreshing. It will reward even those already acquainted with the fundamentals of Buddhism.

The Four Noble Truths is the first of six stand-alone volumes in the Foundation of Buddhist Thought series.

book information
  • Paperback
  • 192 pages, 6.00 x 9.00 inches
  • $16.95
  • ISBN 9780861712700
  • ebook
  • 192 pages
  • $9.99
  • ISBN 9780861719648
about the author
The Four Noble Truths

Geshe Tashi Tsering was born in Tibet in 1958 and received his Geshe Lharampa degree (similar to a doctorate in divinity) from Sera Monastery in India in 1987. Since 1994, he has been the guiding teacher of the Jamyang Buddhist Centre in London, while also teaching at other Buddhist centers worldwide.

Other books by Geshe Tashi Tsering:
Buddhist Psychology
The Awakening Mind
Tantra
Emptiness
Relative Truth, Ultimate Truth

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