The Four Noble Truths
1. The Noble Truth of ‘Dukkha’
2. The Truth of the Cause of ‘Dukkha’
3. The Truth of the End of ‘Dukkha’
4. The Noble Truth of the Path leading to the End of ‘Dukkha’.
- Greed (lobha). This denotes self-centered desire. It is the desire for pleasure and possessions, the drive for selfish survival, the urge to bolster the sense of ego with power, status, and prestige.
- Aversion (dosa). Aversion signifies the response of negation, expressed as rejection, irritation, condemnation, hatred, enmity, anger, and violence.
- Delusion (moha). It means mental darkness arising out of the thick coat of insensitivity that blocks out clear understanding.