• anonymous
Which of these accurately differentiates the Four Noble Truths from the Eightfold Path? A.Buddhism's Four Noble Truths were derived from the ancient Vedas. They describe spiritual enlightenment. The Eightfold Path explains the eight stages of reincarnation through which Buddhists must pass to achieve enlightenment. B. The Four Noble Truths comprise the fundamental principles of Buddhism that God handed down to Buddha. The Eightfold Path is a list of principles by which Buddhists are to live. Following the Eightfold Path will lead Buddhists to enlightenment.
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C. Each of the Four Noble Truths has two parallels in the Eightfold Path. The Four Noble Truths describe the spiritual goals to which Buddhists aspire. The Eightfold Path sets forth steps in the way of living through which Buddhists can achieve spiritual enlightenment. D. The Four Noble Truths explain the sources of suffering and obstacles to enlightenment in the form of principles. The Eightfold Path offers Buddhists a series of living goals to aspire to and a way to overcome the obstacles of the Four Noble Truths.

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