Journal 7

  • Based on the videos and readings in this section, answer the following questions. Use the sources given and answer the following questions. Each question response should be at least 6 detailed sentences. ONLY USE SOURCES PROVIDED IN THE LINKS ABOVE.

    After watching me, on my stories “The 10 Houses of Suffering” (they are also in print for your convenience), answer the following questions:

1. What do the 10 houses have in common?

2. What does Buddha mean by suffering (duhkha)?

3. Using the Language of the Four Noble Truths, what is the root cause of their suffering?

4. Is the 6th House an exception (sick woman)? Why or why not?

5. Explain the “Third Noble Truth.”

6. In what way is “pleasure seeking” incongruous with Buddha’s teachings?