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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With specific, practical 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. Bennie The Ball Well written and the narrator delivers in a clear, calm voice.

The only book you will ever need. There is no security in any of that. Sep 12, Scott Margo rated it ahya liked it. Ayya Khema’s book Ayya Khama is a brilliant writer. If ever I feel cloudy, her words cut through the fog and ushers me back to me feet and into action; this without beating you over the head with it, just by clearly and directly making her many well-wrought points.

Colorful stories about and profound teachings of Patrul Rinpoche, one of the most impactful teachers bsing thinkers in the Tibetan tradition from the 19th century. Jul 01, Michaela Nguyen rated it it was amazing. Started reading it hesitantly.

Being Nobody Going Nowhere : Meditations on the Buddhist Path

There are better khemz out there. Dza Kilung Rinpoche Narrated by: Whoever sees Dhamma, sees me. The thoughts, the wisdom, the ideas flow and a calmness descends.

Feb 14, Richard Smyth rated it it was amazing Shelves: This innovative book offers a stage program that is deeply grounded in ancient spiritual teachings about mindfulness and holistic health and also draws from the latest brain science to provide a road map for anyone interested in achieving the benefits of mindfulness. We try to make it solid.


Anatta is the Buddhist teaching on the nonexistence of a permanent, independent self. Only then does family love have its proper significance. There is an element of first principle thinking combined with an essence of stoicism. It’s just that the self that is reading this sentence is a configuration of elements that at one time did not exist and that at some point in the future will disperse.

I’ve got viewpoints and want to make sure everybody knows them.

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Sometimes a little fatter, sometimes a little thinner, first short, then taller, having black hair, then grey hair, having no glasses, later with glasses, feeling miserable, then feeling wonderful. Aug 28, james Rivet rated it it was amazing.

Hope to reread this many times over in my life, and share with just as many. Look into the mirror and decide which one you bsing. Wow, This wonderful, german-born Buddhist nun, explains with utter simplicity, the reason for, the why, and the how of mindfulness and Meditation.

I will keep reading and re-reading this book for the rest of my life. The American scholar-monk Bhikkhu Bodhi, whose ayyw translations have won widespread acclaim, here presents selected discourses of the Buddha from the Pali Canon, the earliest record of what the Buddha taught. I am yoing what I think and that’s wonderful! It is those who are most tightly bond to possessions who are likely to view love as a form of possession; it is those who are likely to pervert the process of allowing the others to love according to their own volition.

I thoroughly enjoyed it. 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 of our own construction, one that will often remind us of the difference between our fixed illusion and the quickened rush of reality.


Books by Ayya Khema. I love September hurricanes. Do you practice loving-kindness in your life?

If we were able to ask the Buddha to help us understand the various types, he might use his metaphor of the four kinds of clay pots. A must read for a beginner Read this book before you start your journey on the path. 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. It is an unreliable mind. Furthermore, unlike most books on Buddhism, the author clarifies the spiritual aspects of Buddhism in terms of what “Liberation” and “Non-Self” are not.

You owe it to yourself to read this.

I don’t feel I am ready for what it had to say, but I can certainly accept the beauty of much of the message. This book utilizes a lot of real daily life examples to help readers understand.

Fear is the opposite of compassion. And that is what one really is, a state of constant change. This is the first book I read on Buddhism, and in 31 years I finally feel like ‘I’m home.

Quotes from Being Nobody, Goi Our Pristine Mind is a practical guide to uncovering our naturally comfortable state of mind and reconnecting with the unconditional happiness that is already within us.