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Ariyapariyesanā Sutta: The Noble Quest

A little shift from our accustomed fare as we shall now explore the flavor of the Majjhima Nikāya, most notably Discourse MN 26—Ariyapariyesanā Sutta, or the Noble Quest. Considered by scholars to be one of the earliest, if not “The” earliest sketch on the Buddha’s biographical background. One will soon notice that the usual foundation of the Four Noble Truths is conspicuously absent. Yet, this does not imply that they are lacking as the main thrust of this sutta is the critical difference Read more [...]
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