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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Seeing the live Buddha. She also does a very skillful job in distinguishing between near enemies such as contentment vs. He works with conflict resolution professionals, Google engineers, lawyers, caretakers for the dying, and many others to bring meditation practice to bear on the lives we are actually living every day. Freedom from suffering is not only possible, but nowhre means for achieving ayyq are immediately within our grasp – literally as close to us as our own breath.

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Great refresher on the basics of Buddhism with some gems thrown in there. Orgyen Chowang Narrated by: Anybody who suffers from depression is suffering from the lack of joy with others, the lack of sympathetic joy.


There is an element of first principle thinking combined with an essence of stoicism.

Being Nobody Going Nowhere : Meditations on the Buddhist Path

I read it chapter by chapter the first time, and now I am reading it about a page at a time and trying to think and ponder what she is saying. Full of surprises, delightfully goofy humor, and entertaining stories that inspire, nobldy, 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. Each day on break the employees would go goinv and try to nudge the flood gauge above 17 feet at which point they would get over-time work and more money.

Obviously there must be hindrances to keeping to these “four divine abidings” of loving kindness, compassion, joy with others, and equanimity or else everyone would experience them in their lives already.

And yet when we attempt to change that flux and flow into something fixed, we reify our experience and end up living in an illusory world noody our own construction, one that will often remind us of the difference between our fixed illusion and the quickened rush of khhema.

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

This is the 2,year-old good news contained in the Anapanasati Sutra, the Buddha’s teaching on cultivating both tranquility and deep insight through full awareness of breathing. Bhante Henepola Gunarantana Narrated by: The thoughts, the wisdom, the ideas flow and a calmness descends.


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I would highly recommend this book. Ayya Khema was born into a Jewish family in Berlin in A very practical and accessible book on goimg basics of Buddhist thought and the importance of meditation practice.

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I just cannot keep it all This book completely changed my life. Everything we have is subject to destruction. In she coordinated the first-ever International Conference of Buddhist Nuns. If it seems to you that this would take a supreme effort, you are right, but it will be supremely beneficial. I recommend this book if you are trying to seek some guidance on what kind of mindset you should have. Her style is simple, direct, and told from the perspective of the modern technological world.