Can the Dhamma Teaching be given in short?
Yes! The Blessed Buddha once instructed his son
Rāhula in this way:
Having left behind desire for the five streams of simple sensual
captivating forms, satisfying the mind, having gone forth from
the house in
faith, put an end to suffering! Cultivate Noble friends, an
which is remote, secluded, silent, & with little traffic. Be
moderate in eating!
Do never crave neither for fine robes or foods, nor requisites,
Do not ever return to the worldly life again. Be fully
the monastic discipline and the 5 sense abilities. Be completely
aware of the body as a frame of bones, skin, and flesh. By
all in this world. Avoid beautiful objects, which provokes lust.
one-pointed, concentrated, absorbed, well focused on
Develop the signless mind. Cast out latent tendency to the
conceit: "I am"!
Then by the full understanding of self-deception you will wander
stilled, in perfect peace...
On Buddha's son Rāhula,
who was the most intent on the training
He awakened in Andhavana forest, when hearing the
Cūla Rāhulovāda Sutta:
To my Son!