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What are the main teachings given by Buddha?

Asked by Topperlearning User 28th May 2014, 9:18 AM
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The main teachings of Buddha were the four noble truths and the eight-fold path or ashtangika marga.

The Four Noble Truths

  • The world is full of suffering.
  • The main cause of suffering is desire.
  • One must get rid of desire to end suffering.
  • To end desire, and hence suffering, one must follow the eight-fold path.
  • The Eight-fold Path

  • Right thought
  • Right belief
  • Right speech
  • Right action
  • Right means if livelihood
  • Right effort
  • Right memory
  • Right meditation
  • Answered by Expert 28th May 2014, 11:18 AM
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