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The Way Things Are

by Satyajyoti

True wisdom in the Buddhist sense is not book knowledge, but understanding how things really are. The Buddha was always pragmatic in his approach and sought to get straight to the root of suffering. His vision was embedded in conditioned co-production: awareness that things are always coming into being and passing away, and that there are many conditions in play together. Satyajyoti uses the metaphor of the ocean, with many waves arising and passing away, as a starting point for her reflections on the 3 lakshanas, the marks of conditioned existence.

Part of the 'Total Transformation - Head, Heart and Guts' Sangha Night Series at Sheffield Buddhist Centre.

This talk is part of the series Total Transformation - Heart, Heart and Guts.

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