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Lesson overview: Dukkha and The Four Noble Truths

  • Is suffering universal? Why do we suffer? What is the relationship between desire and suffering?
  • Is suffering universal? Why do we suffer? What is the relationship between desire and suffering?

Welcome to today's lesson on Dukkha. Dukkha is an important teaching in Buddhism and it refers to suffering. We will be looking at the question of why humans suffer and the causes of suffering according to Buddhism.

Equipment Required

You will need two different coloured pens: black or blue and another coloured pen, such as green or red.