Monday, August 7, 2017

We Shouldn't Be Afraid of Suffering



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August 5, 2017
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Why We Shouldn't Fear Suffering

Handling our suffering is an art. If we know how to suffer, we suffer much less, and we're no longer afraid of being overwhelmed by the suffering inside.

—Thich Nhat Hanh, "Why We Shouldn't Be Afraid of Suffering"
The Four Noble Truths
with Stephen Batchelor, Christina Feldman, Akincano Weber, and John Peacock
  Class begins September 4  
In his first teaching, the Buddha pointed out the obvious: life is full of suffering. He then offered a roadmap to navigate this suffering, what we now know as "the four noble truths." In our latest online course, Buddhist leaders Stephen Batchelor, Christina Feldman, John Peacock, and Akincano Weber discuss new ways of understanding—and practicing—these pillars of the Buddhist path.
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Special Section: Fear
by Pilar Jennings
A Buddhist perspective can help us mediate our reaction to fear, says psychoanalyst and writer Pilar Jennings. In our newest issue, we feature a special section on Buddhist teachings and practices that act as fast-acting remedies for an emotion at the root of so much suffering.
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