The Sixteen Aspects of the Four Noble Truths (bden pa bzhi'i rnam pa bcu drug)

 

Four Aspects of the Truth of Suffering:

  1. sdug bsngal ba suffering
  2. mi rtag pa impermanence
  3. stong pa emptiness
  4. bdag med pa selflessness

Four Aspects of the Truth of Origination:

  1. rgyu cause
  2. kun 'byung origination
  3. rab skye intsense arising
  4. rkyen condition

Four Aspects of the Truth of Cessation:

  1. zhi ba peace
  2. 'gog pa cessation
  3. gya nom perfection
  4. nges 'byung true deliverance

Four Aspects of the Truth of the Path:

  1. lam path
  2. rigs pa appropriate
  3. sgrub pa effective
  4. nges 'byin truly delivering