Fear is not completely useless, it’s not something we need to get rid of. Fear is not something that only brings you pain. Actually, some fear brings you happiness, doesn’t it? Fear of killing someone brings you happiness. Fear of robbing banks brings you freedom––if you didn’t have this fear, you could get locked up.
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Nalandabodhi sanghas in Europe are hosting online teachings by Mitra Karl Brunnhölzl on 09 March, 26 April, and 24 May. All three classes will be taught in English and are open to the public.