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The Four Noble Truths

Author: David CherniackBstan-ʼdzin-rgya-mtsho, Dalai Lama XIVRobert A F ThurmanNetwork of Buddhist Organizations.Office of Tibet (London, England)All authors
Publisher: New York : Mystic Fire Video : Distributed by Fox Lorber Associates, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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People possess an innate desire to seek happiness and to overcome suffering. The reason why Buddha emphasized the development of a profound insight into the nature of suffering is because there is an alternative, there is a way out, there is a possiblity of freedom from that suffering.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Filmed lectures
Nonfiction films
Religious films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David Cherniack; Bstan-ʼdzin-rgya-mtsho, Dalai Lama XIV; Robert A F Thurman; Network of Buddhist Organizations.; Office of Tibet (London, England); Mystic Fire Video, Inc.; Fox Lorber Associates.
ISBN: 1561763764 9781561763764
OCLC Number: 36374707
Language Note: Introduction in English; lecture, by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, in Tibetan with English translation.
Credits: Camera, Tom Murphy.
Performer(s): Lecturer: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama; host: Robert A.F. Thurman.
Event notes: Recorded July 1996, Barbican Hall, London.
Description: 4 videocassettes : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Contents: Suffering --
The causes of suffering --
The cessation of suffering --
The path to cessation of suffering.
Responsibility: [presented by] the Network of Buddhist Organizations (U.K.) in association with the Office of Tibet (London) ; produced, directed and edited by David Cherniack.

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People possess an innate desire to seek happiness and to overcome suffering. The reason why Buddha emphasized the development of a profound insight into the nature of suffering is because there is an alternative, there is a way out, there is a possiblity of freedom from that suffering.

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