The Four Noble Truths Translated in Emoji [Infographic]

I am playing with some ways to make the theory a bit more visual, so newcomers who are interested in Buddhism can maybe grasp or remember the concepts easier, and start focusing on the practice.

Hopefully the result doesn’t look too simplistic, but displays some of the teachings of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh in such a way that we can apply them in our daily life right away:

I should mention that I am not an expert in Buddhism by any means and with this project I’m just experimenting on how to use my passion for Thay’s teachings and my poor Photoshop skills in a fun way that may be useful.

Please get in touch with any sort of feedback, comments, ideas or suggestions.

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The explanations of the Four Noble Truths are excerpts from the full teaching in Thay’s book The Heart Of Buddha’s Teaching.