We provide a wide variety of resources pertaining to Thervada Buddhism which semantically translates to "the Doctrine of the Elders." Thervada Buddhism was derived from the scriptural inspiration of the Pali Canon - arguably one of the oldest relics showcasing Buddha's merciful teachings.
The core tenets of Thervada Buddhism can be summarized in four main beliefs:
Principally speaking, the Four Noble Truths focus on exploring the meaning of life and the acceptance that life contains suffering which springs forth from attachment. Furthermore, the cessation of suffering is attainable due to the world's impermanence. The Eightfold Path, as its name implies, focuses on eight aspects of perspective including the right view, right intentions, right speech, right actions, right livelihood, right effort, right mindfulness, and right concentration. In a nutshell, this is the blueprint to end all suffering. The Three Jewels encompass three main ideas; Buddha, Dharma, and Sangha - in Buddhist communities a Pali chant is regularly recited by both monks and commonfolk. The Three Marks of Existence flesh out the expected behaviorial patterns of humanity in order to achieve true enlightenment which involves living in the physical world (with psychoological and mental events) with the intent of recognizing impermanence, suffering, and egolessness.
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