The Four Noble Truths
Mondays 9-10:30 February 6th,13th,20th, 27th
“You should know sufferings. You should abandon origins. You should attain cessations. You should practice the path.” – Buddha, Sutra of the Four Noble Truths
The Four Noble Truths were the first teaching that Buddha ever gave in this world, and they are the foundation of all Buddhist practices. They reveal the suffering nature of our ordinary experience, the underlying causes of this suffering or dis-satisfaction, the path that leads to a state of mental freedom or liberation. This series will teach us how we can practice the Four Noble Truths in our everyday life.
Gen Kelsang Demo, is an American Buddhist nun and the former resident teacher at the Kadampa Meditation Center Florida. At the request of her teacher, Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, Gen Demo has been providing the wisdom of Buddha’s teachings for many years. He gave her the title Gen, indicating she is an ordained teacher in the Kadampa tradition. She has been teaching at The Longboat Key Education Center for eight years.