Self, Reality and Reason in Tibetan Philosophy: Tsongkhapa's

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Unlike other religions that are centered on a supreme being, Buddhism is centered on four basic truths: Life is not perfect; people are left unsatisfied by trying to make life perfect; people can realize there is a better way to achieve fulfillment; and by living one's life through wisdom, ethical conduct and mental discipline, people will reach enlightenment. One of the most important things we need to remember is to wake up and take a few minutes to breathe and meditate.

Pages: 264

Publisher: Routledge; annotated edition edition (October 25, 2002)

ISBN: 0700712798

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