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DN22 wrote:"Now what is the noble truth of stress? Birth is stressful, aging is stressful, death is stressful; sorrow, lamentation, pain, distress, & despair are stressful; association with the unbeloved is stressful; separation from the loved is stressful; not getting what one wants is stressful. In short, the five clinging-aggregates are stressful.
katamañca , bhikkhave, dukkhaṃ ariyasaccaṃ? jātipi dukkhā, jarāpi dukkhā, maraṇampi dukkhaṃ, sokaparidevadukkhadomanassupāyāsāpi dukkhā, appiyehi sampayogopi dukkho, piyehi vippayogopi dukkho,
yampicchaṃ na labhati tampi dukkhaṃ, saṅkhittena pañcupādānakkhandhā dukkhā.
vanquisher91 wrote:Hmm....thanks for clarifying. Would the first noble truth simply be: Dukkah? Forgive my ignorance of Pali. I think I would prefer either Thai or Sanskrit lettering for the translation.