Four

  • Numerals
  • Recent Buddhas
  • Sacca / Noble Truth
  • Foundation of Mindfulness
  • Brahma Vihara Practice
  • Guardian deities
  • Mahabhuta
  • Miscellaneous

Numerals

  • Hindu-Arablic numeral : 4
  • Roman numeral : IV

Recent Buddhas

  • Kakusandha
  • Konagamana
  • Kassapa
  • Gautama

Sacca / Noble Truth

  • Dukkha : Unsatisfactoriness / Misery / Suffering
  • Samudiya : Cause of suffering
  • Nirodha : Cessation of suffering
  • Magga : The Path / The Middle Way

Foundation of Mindfulness

  • Contemplation of the kaya / body
  • Contemplation of the vedana / feeling
  • Contemplation of the citta / mind
  • Contemplation of the dhamma / general objects — not covered by the above three

Brahma Vihara Practice

  • Metta / Loving kindness / Unbounded love
  • Karuna / Compassion
  • Mudita / Sympathetic joy / Altruistic joy
  • Uppekkha / Equanimity

Guardian deities

  • Dhatarattha (East)
  • Virulhaka (South)
  • Virupkkha (West)
  • Kuvera (North)

Mahabhuta

  • Patthavi / Earth element
  • Tejo / Fire element
  • Apo / Water or liquid element
  • Vayo / Air or wind element

Miscellaneous

  • Four sided figures : Rectangle, Square, Parallelogram, Parallepiped, Rhombus
  • Baseball : first base, second base, third base, home plate
  • Games : Four quarters (e.g. Football, Basketball)
  • Rowing : Coxless fours, Coxed fours, Quadruple sculls
  • Education : Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior
  • April : 4th month of the Gregorian Calendar

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