A central part of spiritual awakening is recognizing and befriending fear, and in the tender intensity of fear, discovering the awakened heart. In these two talks we explore the suffering of becoming identified with the fear body, and the skillful means that enable a full and liberating presence with fear.
After an introductory outline of the nature of creating an "other" we look at three ways of practicing:
1. Studying the process of "othering" in oneself, in relation to both others and self;
2. Countering the process of othering and
3. Developing farther universal belonging, the "beloved community".