The Wheel of Life

The Wheel of Life illustrates in a popular way the essence of the Buddhist teachings, the Four Truths: the existence of earthly suffering, its origin and cause, the ending or prevention of misery and the practice path to liberation from suffering.

In the previous post about Craig Venter's synthetic life, there was a diagram of the overall procedure of using yeast cells to stitch together large pieces of DNA -- which bore a striking resemblance to the Wheel of Life.

4 thoughts on “The Wheel of Life

  1. Nice read, I just passed this onto a friend who was doing a little research on that. And he actually bought me lunch as I found it for him smile So let me rephrase that: Thanks for lunch! "Dreams are real while they last. Can we say more of life" by Henry Havelock Ellis.

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