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“There are two extremes. . . which he who has given up the world ought to avoid. What are these two extremes? A life given to pleasures, devoted to pleasures and lusts: this is degrading, sensual, vulgar, ignoble, and profitless; and a life given to mortifications: this is painful, ignoble, and profitless.”
—The Buddha, Sermon at Benares
In the excerpt from the Buddha’s sermon, Buddha taught about
the Fourfold Path.
the Middle Way.