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Whats the path towards enlightenment?

What's the path towards enlightenment? I think it's traditionally taught as starting with the 4 Noble Truths, of which the fourth enumerates the Noble Eightfold Way. I say "traditionally taught ...
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Have all our buddhas since Sakyamuni not abided in nirvana?

If so, would they nevertheless have reached final nirvana, on death? It's a personal cause. You have to look at individual cases. One can't say they all have reached Nirvana or they all haven't. Part ...
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Whats the path towards enlightenment?

The Buddhist Path is comprised of Three Trainings. Morality Concentration Insight Morality is non-harming. Morality is not blindly following rules but is understanding with wisdom that the moral ...
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Whats the path towards enlightenment?

The 8fold path. Though the 8fold path can be further divided into the 3 higher trainings. Morality (sila) Concentration, or Mindfullness (sati) Wisdom (prajna) There are different versions, ...
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Is Nirvana a goal or a process, shaping the pursuit of enlightenment and a meaningful life?

Like all of the True Dhamma, Nirvana can only be known by direct experience, as the Pali Suttas explain (e.g. AN 9.47).
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8 Worldly Dharmas - are they mental or physical for noble ones?

Feeling physical pain is a chain of chemical reactions. So everyone feel it. Even Arahant feel it.(but only as a sense). But since Arahant doesn't have self, they don't generate hate, love, greed ...
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