Buddhist Psychology – ‘The Four Noble Truths’
Buddhist Psychology – The Four Noble Truths
Buddhist Psychology is much more that a psychology of psycho-pathology of the human condition.
Buddhist Psychology in its depth and breadth also offers the Practice – Principles, Perspectives and Path to complete psychological freedom – Awakening – Enlightenment!
The Buddha’s Teachings, the Buddha – Dhamma, is wonderfully summarised in the Four Noble Truths (about Dukkha – dissatisfaction, distress and suffering).
These Truths are:
- The Acknowledgement -of the reality of dissatisfaction, distress and suffering in our lives.
- The Understanding – of the fundamental, root cause of our dissatisfaction, distress and suffering.
- The possibility of the Realisation and Experience – of complete Freedom from dissatisfaction, distress and suffering – Enlightenment!
- The ‘how to’ or Way to Practice – in order to Realise and Experience complete Freedom from dissatisfaction, distress and suffering in our life.
The Peace, Happiness and Contentment that we all fundamentally and ultimately see is what can be Realised through these ‘Four Noble Truths’.
These ‘Four Noble Truths’ of Dukkha – are a complete and profound template; applicable now and always, as they relate to the fundamentals of our human condition and human potential.
These ‘Four Noble Truths’ of Dukkha – can be used for dealing with mundane personal or professional issues while also being used for the Revelation and Realisation of Transpersonal Ultimate Reality.
‘Realise the Reality of Nirvana and be beyond the drama of Samsara!’