- the first of the Four Noble Truths, that all human experience is transient and that suffering results from excessive desire and attachment.
Origin of dukkha
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Dukkha is the contrary of this: uneasiness, discomfort, difficulty.Hinduism and Buddhism, Vol I. (of 3)
Pali, literally: suffering, illness