Now, of course, it should be said that there is nothing intrinsically ennobling about suffering. Just as failure is sometimes just failure (and not your path to becoming the next Steve Jobs) suffering is sometimes just destructive, to be exited as quickly as possible. But some people are clearly ennobledContinue Reading

The central importance of dukkha in Buddhist philosophy has caused some observers to consider Buddhism to be a pessimistic philosophy.[c][d] However, the emphasis on dukkha is not intended to present a pessimistic view of life, but rather to present a realistic practical assessment of the human condition—that all beings mustContinue Reading

#StopChildAbuse — ♡10/11/2013♡ (@IFellForTheLion) July 24, 2014 Dukkha (Pāli; Sanskrit: duḥkha; Tibetan sdug bsngal) is a Buddhist term commonly translated as “suffering”, “anxiety”, “stress”, or “unsatisfactoriness”.[a] The principle of dukkha is one of the most important concepts in the Buddhist tradition. The Buddha is reputed to have said: “IContinue Reading