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It is important to understand why the Buddha starts his teaching with the truth of suffering.
He starts with suffering because his teaching is designed for a particular end. It is designed to lead us to liberation. In order to do this, the Buddha must give us a reason to seek liberation.
the hungry ghost realm, the creatures are depicted with large empty bellies, small scrawny thin necks. They can never get enough satisfaction. They are always hungry, always empty, always seeking satisfaction from the outside. This speaks to the part of us, isn't it?
There is no one word that can sum up the Dhamma. Once you try to categorise the Dhamma, you would run into some difficulties.
Inner peace definitely comes from consistent meditation. But not every time, and not straight away. If you feel like you are not getting anywhere with your meditation practice, here's why you may need to think again.
This teaching is extracted from the Q&A section of a lecture by Sis Sylvia Bay at Buddhist Fellowship Singapore