Life of the Buddha (Part17)

Topics Include: 1) The four essential teachings of the Buddha; 2) How the Buddha’s concept of anatta contradicted the prevailing spiritual views of the time…the revolutionary aspect of the Buddha’s teaching; 3) the teaching of the five aggregates: the prciess nature of existence and the absence of any fixed, immutable essence that can be called a self; 4) the ethical implications of the doctrine of anatta; 5) how knowledge of anatta frees one from suffering and opens the heart to compassion and love; 6) the advantages of a non-theistic vs theistic system of morality and ethics in terms of a non-egoistic form of behavior.

7 October, 2023
46 Minutes

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