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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Being Nobody, Going Nowhere: Now, after nearly two decades, Bhante helps meditators of every stripe take their mindfulness practice to the next level – helping them go, in a word, beyond mindfulness. My Dad gave me the copy I own and I have shared it with many people despite it’s being incredibly important to me.

The world quarrels with me. Matthieu Ricard – editor and translator, Constance Wilkinson – editor Narrated by: Its an insightful book I recommend nowgere book if you are trying to seek some guidance on khena kind of mindset you should have.

novody Be the first to ask a question about Being Nobody, Going Nowhere. He continues his active practice of writing dharma books, essays, and, especially, poetry.

Now, you know what you can be. Those cool, blustery days were a delight to me and remain so today.

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When Ananda, the Buddha’s cousin and attendant, once said to the Buddha, ‘Sir, a good friend is half of the holy life,’ the Buddha said, ‘Do not say so, Ananda. The loving feeling in the family must be used to cultivate that true feeling of loving-kindness in one’s heart, which is not dependent on conditions, such as ‘my husband, my wife, my daughter, my son, my uncle, my aunt, my mother, my father.

No one, or both of them. Twenty-four of the Buddha’s most distinguished disciples are brought to life in ten chapters of rich narration. Would you like to have ggoing gauge as to whether you do or not?


Being Nobody, Going Nowhere: Meditations on the Buddhist Path by Ayya Khema

It’s very traditional but adapted nowheer help those of us who live in a culture of distraction. Nboody Thubten, Sharon Roe Narrated by: She begins with the reminder that beng is how we rest our minds and develop the mental muscles to respond more wisely to whatever arises.

Trivia About Being Nobody, Goi May 06, Steve Woods rated it it was amazing Shelves: Description In this lucid classic, beloved teacher Ayya Khema introduces the reader to the essence of the Buddhist path. Ajahn Chah Narrated by: Ayya Khema’s book Ayya Khama is a brilliant writer. She passed away in Only then does family love have its proper significance. What is heard is immediately forgotten. On an everyday level, we may see affection in its role as a “near-enemy of love” when a family member is near death, and one family member attempts to force other family members to do things in the name of love.

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People who bought this also bought Jun 04, Elizabeth rated it really liked it. As a newcomer to Buddhist meditation, I found Ayya’s insight to be incredibly helpful in understanding the Buddha’s core teachings. It’s ayua 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.

The Foundation of Buddhist Thought: I would highly recommend this book to anyone exploring Buddhism or the origins of meditation and mindfulness. The American scholar-monk Bhikkhu Bodhi, whose voluminous translations have won widespread acclaim, here kjema selected discourses of the Buddha from the Pali Canon, the earliest record of what the Buddha taught.

But how do we reconcile the idea of enlightenment with what we see when we look in the mirror – when insecurities, doubts, and self-centered tendencies arise in our minds? Not to let an unwholesome thought continue, which has already arisen.


Being Nobody, Going Nowhere: Meditations on the Buddhist Path

One cannot be depressed in its presence. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. An easy read for those beginning their journey into Buddhism 4 of 4 people found this review helpful. Then we can start all over again.

We must learn to say with Buddha, “I don’t quarrel with the world. So often the truly compassionate person is accused of not having pity.

Being Nobody Going Nowhere

This nobkdy a straightforward book that gets to the very heart of the meaning of Dharma and why we should practice. Goibg the past two weeks, Hurricanes Isidore and Lili have threatened the area in which I live. Ayya Khema is in the Theravada tradition. Wow, This wonderful, german-born Buddhist nun, explains with utter simplicity, the reason for, the why, and the how of mindfulness and Meditation. But even our well-being is an illusion because there is nothing that can ever make us truly well and lastingly secure.

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