|Turning the wheel of Dhamma (discourse)|
The first discourse the Buddha gave in the Deer Park. In it he stated the Four Noble Truths.
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1. In the discourse he states that he achieved awakening by:
(1) fully knowing suffering (dukkha),
(2) letting go of craving (tanha),
(3) experiencing the cessation of craving, and
(4) cultivating an eightfold path.