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Upādāna – Grasping

This is part 14 of a course going through the similes and metaphors of the Buddha.

Illustration by Ayya Vimalayani aka "Ven Yodha"

We grasp to the limited things of the world out of fear of falling, not realizing that it's the attachment that is hurting us.


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Hecker similes: 2, 5, 10 and 13.


How do these suttas encourage us to relate to fear?