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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.



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    What is your answer?

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    the middle way?

    I am stuck between this and nirvana.

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    I'm sure it's the middle way.

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