Ayya Khema. BEING NOBODY,. GOING NOWHERE. Meditations on the Buddhist Path. Wisdom Publications • Boston. Acquired at In this lucid classic, beloved teacher Ayya Khema introduces the reader to the essence of the Buddhist path. She addresses the how and why of. Being Nobody, Going Nowhere – Praise Ayya Khema has achieved both. “Of special help are the Ayya’s simple, grounded instructions to aid us in our.
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The past often happened differently from what our minds tell us anyway. This book was given to me by my Mum who died nearly twenty years ago. Letting go of wanting means letting go of disatisfaction.
Being Nobody Going Nowhere
With specific, nohwere advice Ayya Khema illuminates the practices of compassion and sympathetic joy and offers forthright guidance in working with the hindrances that we all encounter in meditation.
Oct 07, Christine rated it really liked it. Listen and put the teachings into practice and you will find that these are not just empty words. No one, or both of them.
Being Nobody, Going Nowhere: Meditations on the Buddhist Path by Ayya Khema
Khema tells us that the near-enemy of joy is affectation or hypocrisy, which is “saying one thing and meaning another. Onbody Relaxed Mind contains instructions for the seven-phase meditation practice Dza Kilung Rinpoche developed for Westerners. There is no fear in a person who’s enlightened. No wonder this book won an award for teaching Buddhism to beginners.
Those are the people who say, ‘I know. Finding awareness in any kind of ordinary daily activity We don’t fear what we love.
Her style is clear and always directly to the point, and what she covers in this great book could well serve as a Buddhist Primer. In simple and straightforward language, Bhante Gunaratana shares the Buddha’s teachings on mindfulness and how we can use these principles to improve our daily lives, deepen our mindfulness, and move closer to our spiritual goals. To make a wholesome thought arise, which has not nibody arisen.
Being Nobody, Going Nowhere: Meditations on the Buddhist Path
It has been ayay for ego support and survival instead. Very interesting background and author. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Orgyen Chowang Narrated by: Inshe was ordained a Theravadin Buddhist nun, receiving the name “khema,” meaning “safety and security” ” ayya” means “sister”. Never really finished many good books on religion or philosophy.
It’s a must have for any Buddhist, religious, or philosophical library.
Not to let an unwholesome thought continue, which has already arisen. The Best Books of Few introductory books are both simple and profound.
Freedom from suffering is not only possible, but the means for achieving it are immediately within our grasp – literally as close to us as our own breath. I have benefitted a lot from the book and couldn’t recommend it enough. Sep 12, Scott Margo rated it really liked it.
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It’s not a “how-to” book or meditation manual, though she does provide guidance on the various aspects and pitfalls of establishing a solid meditation practice throughout. I will keep reading and re-reading this book for the rest of my life. Books great, nice cover and paper. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Full of surprises, delightfully goofy humor, and entertaining stories that inspire, instruct, and illuminate, Mindfulness, Bliss, and Beyond will encourage those new to meditation, and give a shot in the arm to more experienced practitioners as well.