Four Noble Truths (cattāri ariya-saccāni)
Parent topics: Skillful qualities, Mindfulness of dhammas, Gradual Teaching
Subtopics: Noble Truth of Suffering, Cause of Suffering, Cessation of Suffering
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Developing Skill in Reflective Meditation, Session 1Ajahn Pasanno and Ajahn Karuṇadhammo – Dec. 1, 2019

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5. “I recently went to a Zen gathering. My understanding is that they don't focus on the Four Noble Truths. They try to be present in the moment and get to some sort of no-mind state. How did this arise and why is it considered Buddhism?” Answered by Ajahn Pasanno. [Zen] [Four Noble Truths] [Present moment awareness] [History/Mahāyāna Buddhism] // [Emptiness] [Buddha]

Story: Ajahn Pasanno visits a Dzogchen master who says, "Whatever teachings you hear, if they don't fit into or fulfill the Four Noble Truths, then it's just not Buddhism." [Ajahn Pasanno] [Vajrayāna] [Hearing the true Dhamma] [Four Noble Truths]