Do Buddhist believe the world is full of sorrow?
The penalty of birth is suffering. We suffer from tooth decay, sickness, getting old and eventually death. see link "Four Noble Truth" The way to end sufferings is to follow the Eight fold Path. see link "Eight fold path."
Ascetism is not a Buddhist tradition. The Buddha himself followed a sect which practiced this style of life, but abandoned it when he realized the middle way, a life of moderation, was more appropriate. Even Buddhist monks at their meals are allowed to eat until thy have enough to satisfy their hunger without getting to the feeling full stage.
Life is full of misery life is full of woe life is full of sorrow for the girl with the piccolo what does this mean?
This is the chorus from a pop song from the early 1960s, about a girl who played the piccolo in an orchestra. When they played for a big chief somewhere, he was so pleased with their playing that he ordered all their instruments to be filled with gold. The girls who played euphoniums, trombones, etc. came out of this very well, but "life is full of misery life is full of woe life is full…
It is recommened that a person wishing to become a Buddhist takes advantage of their local Buddhist Centre. This is so that they can get the full benefits of teachings, meditations and a good Buddhist community. At a Buddhist Centre there is also an abudance of information, books and general Buddhist related things that can help you get started in your practice. It is possible to simply pick up a book or meditate at home…
The Tripiṭaka (Sanskrit त्रिपिटक, lit. three baskets), Tipiṭaka (Pāli) is the formal term for a Buddhist canon of scriptures. Many different versions of the canon have existed throughout the Buddhist world, containing an enormous variety of texts. The oldest and most widely-known version is the Pāli Canon of the Theravāda school. for full text, see Wikipedia; Tripitaka on left