From the best-selling author of Being Nobody, Going Nowhere, Ayya Khema’s Be an Island guides us along the path of Buddhist meditation. Read “Be an Island The Buddhist Practice of Inner Peace” by Ayya Khema with Rakuten Kobo. From the best-selling author of Being Nobody, Going Nowhere. Ayya Khema (August 25, – November 2, ) was a Buddhist teacher and was very . Windhorse Publications, , ISBN ; Be an Island: The Buddhist practice of Inner Peace, Wisdom Publications, , ISBN
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She was the spiritual director of Buddha-Haus in Germany, established in under her auspices. Preview — Be an Island by Ayya Khema. Over two dozen books of her transcribed Dhamma talks in English and Xyya have been published.
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Her experiences led her to become a Buddhist nun in Sri Lanka inwhen she was given the name of ‘Khema’ Ayya means Venerable meaning safety and security.
Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind. Thanh rated it really liked it May 18, Matthew rated it it was amazing Jun 23, Islwnd rated it really liked it Jun 14, Ayya Osland August 25,  — November 2, was a Buddhist teacher and was very active in providing opportunities for women to practice Buddhism,  founding several centers iskand the world. It is a khea written book and an essential to the practitioner. Inshe escaped from Germany with two hundred other children and was taken to Glasgow, Scotland.
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Who Is My Self? This book was more like a 4. Founded women’s Buddhist organisations. Awakening to the Supreme Reality. Between and she travelled with her husband and son throughout Asia, including the Himalayan countries, and it was at this time she learned meditation. How to Live a Wyya Life: Eileen rated it it was amazing Jun 01, From the best-selling author of Being Nobody, Going NowhereAyya Khema’s Be an Island guides us along the path of Buddhist meditation with direct and practical advice, giving us contemplative tools to develop a healthy sense of personal being.
Ending the Pursuit of Happiness. Khema was one of the organizers of the first International Conference on Buddhist Women in ayyz which led to the foundation of the Sakyadhita International Association of Buddhist Women.
This book deals with how to recognize how our thoughts can be the creation of the problem, how we need to be alert to these thoughts or they run rampant without our managing them and how we can let go and find that pea This book was more like a 4. Ialand Buddhist Path to Happiness and Liberation. Losing one’s life energy is actually a very pleasant state, because there’s less self-assertion, I mean you haven’t got the energy to assert yourself. Be an Island is at once an introduction to the teachings of Buddhism and a rich continuation of Ayya Khema’s personal vision of Buddhist practice.
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In she co-ordinated the first international conference of Buddhist nuns in the history islaand Buddhism, which resulted in the setting-up of Sakyadhita, a worldwide Buddhist women’s organisation. Dec 23, Mariana rated it liked it. Ayya Khema ordained Ven.
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Turning the Wheel of Truth. Great book, probably only book one needs on the nuts and bolts of a spiritual practice.
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Yen Nhi rated it it was amazing Dec 26, Sister Vayama from Australia and Ven. She confirmed Leigh’s practice and requested that he begin teaching.
Ian Schneider rated it really liked it Jul 20, In I returned to Australia, hoping to be able to contribute to making the teachings of the Buddha available in my home country. Ayya Khema’s teaching on retreat sinceand continues to teach in Europe and North America. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
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