Four Noble Truths
|Gilded metal castings depicting the Buddha's first sermon in the deer park at Sarnath Tibet||
A popular subject in medieval Buddhist art is the Buddha preaching his first sermon in a deer forest at Sarnath,
|The fourth Noble Truth||
The Four Noble Truths comprise the essence of Buddha's teachings, though they leave much left unexplained. They are the truth of suffering, the truth of the cause of suffering, the truth of the end of suffering, and the truth of the path that leads to the end of suffering.