The True Self in the Buddhist Perspective

The foolish self is the self that suffers and enjoys happiness in turn in the process of cause and effect.


The Four Sufferings of birth, aging, sickness and death.

Acknowledging the existence of Eight Sufferings in one's life and facing them honestly is the first step out of endless cycles of rebirth.

How to break our attachment to life and death?

If we can face and accept our mortality by applying the conceptof impermanence, and always prepare for it, we will be more detached when we or our loved ones die, and therefore suffer less.

How to transcend birth, aging, illness and death?

Buddhism teaches that birth, aging, sickness, and death are all suffering in that they are changing, false image. Even when there is joy it is transient and not forever. To transcend samsara we sho...