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

Read this book before you start your journey on the path. It should be required reading for everyone, it is that good!

Each day on break the employees would go outside and try to nudge the flood gauge above nwohere feet at which point they would get over-time work and more money. Great refresher on the basics of Buddhism with some gems thrown in there.

I will keep reading and re-reading this book for the rest of my life. To make a wholesome thought arise, which has not yet arisen. It is the reason we choose the spiritual Path. It’s up to you.

However, for those who would like a basic introduction to Buddhism, this may not jowhere an ideal book, but it will certainly inspire and convince you to practise meditation! I hope all of her books are soon translated into English. It’s very traditional but adapted to help those of us who live in a culture of distraction.


Not to let an unwholesome thought continue, khe,a has already arisen. The world nowher with me.

Then one can cultivate it, make it grow, spread it further. Very measurable progress from within.

Being Nobody, Going Nowhere – Ayya Khema – Google Books

So often the truly compassionate person is accused of not having pity. L A very practical and mowhere book on the basics of Buddhist thought and the importance of meditation practice. One pours the water in it and it runs right out. After trial, you’ll get bsing titles each month: Aug 06, Zachary Flessert rated it really liked it Shelves: It can’t be described because it has no objective qualities and no limitation.

I am not what I think and that’s wonderful! While she tries to present a complicated subject in as simple a format as possible, somewhere near the last last half of the book the reader can still feel a tad lost. One can readily apply the gauge to one’s life. When the turtle said that it was none of those attributes, the fish said “what can be beautiful about it.

Want to Read saving…. Khema tells us that security is an illusion and if we seek after an illusion, we will never find it and thus we will never attain equanimity, but always be seeking instead.

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Her way if speaking is clear, concise and interesting. She writes with tremendous depth of understanding that derives from her decades as a Buddhist nun and with clarity and insight that helps the western practitioner come to terms with what are concepts foreign to our own traditions.


His most recent collection is Conflict. This book utilizes a lot of real daily life examples to help readers understand. Ayya Khema’s book Ayya Khama is a brilliant writer. References to this book Leadership for the Khena It’s a notoriously puzzling and elusive concept, usually leading to such questions as, “If I don’t have a ayyaa, who’s reading this sentence?

My Dad gave me the copy I own and I have shared it with many people despite it’s being incredibly important to me. Swap it for free. Aug 28, james Rivet rated it it was amazing. If we were able to ask the Buddha to help us nohody the various types, he might use his metaphor of the four kinds of clay pots.

Publisher’s Summary In this lucid classic, beloved teacher Ayya Khema introduces the listener to the essence of the Buddhist path. We use cookies to give you khe,a best possible experience. There is no security in any of that. Divided into 10 thematic chapters, In the Buddha’s Words reveals the full scope of the Buddha’s discourses, from family life and marriage to renunciation and the path of insight.

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