The Four Tenets of Zen

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The Four Tenets of Zen

  1. Life is pain.
  2. One must still the cravings for life, which is fed by perceptions and feelings.
  3. The cessation of pain, resulting from the cessation of cravings, brings man into Nirvana, and to end the cycle of rebirth.
  4. To achieve Nirvana follow the Eightfold Way:

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