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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She begins with the reminder that meditation is how we rest our minds and develop the mental muscles to respond more wisely to whatever arises. There goong nothing to fear because there’s nothing to gain and nothing to lose. 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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Being Nobody, Going Nowhere: Meditations on the Buddhist Path
Ajahn Brahm Narrated by: Bhante Gunarantana’s Meditation in Plain English is the one book you need to read on meditation. Hope to reread this many times over in my life, and share with just as many. Ayya Khema’s book Ayya Khama is a brilliant writer. The path of practice isn’t easy.
Quotes from Being Nobody, Goi It is an illusion. Amanda Sinclair Limited preview – If we want something for “me” we lose our compassion and are subject to all kinds of fear.
nobodg In this lucid classic, beloved teacher Ayya Khema introduces the listener to the essence of the Buddhist path. I definitely felt the author knew me to some degree as I was reading. Never before has this material been approached in such an empowering way, by a teacher of such authority and popularity. Freedom from suffering is not only possible, but the means for achieving it are immediately within our grasp – ayay as close to us as our own breath.
Being Nobody, Going Nowhere: We live in “constant flux, constant flow” Khema tells us. With specific, practical advice Ayya Khema illuminates the practices of compassion and sympathetic joy and offers forthright guidance ayyaa working with the hindrances that we all encounter in meditation.
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As a newcomer to Buddhist meditation, I found Ayya’s insight to hoing incredibly helpful in understanding the Buddha’s core teachings. It seems that we live in a society in which sleeping pills instead of loving-kindness are considered the cure for insomnia, up until now.
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There is an element of first principle thinking combined with an essence of stoicism. There is no security. No matter where we are, no matter what we are doing, we always have an immediate access to that inner stillness. Oct 07, Christine rated it really liked it. I read it chapter by chapter the first time, and now I am reading it about a page nkbody a time and trying to think and ponder what she is saying.
If we are truly feeling compassion we ayyx being sorry with another person, whereas feeling pity, we are sorry for another person. An excellent summary and overall introduction to Buddhism in the Theravada or classical school, written in easy to understand language.
There is only one place where we are all going to, where we will all meet. She also does a very skillful job in distinguishing between near enemies such as noody vs. Matthieu Ricard – editor and translator, Constance Wilkinson – editor Narrated by: No trivia or quizzes yet.
Bhante Henepola Gunarantana Narrated by: I just cannot keep it all to myself. It’s up to you.
Being Nobody Going Nowhere
Very interesting background and author. I will keep reading and re-reading this book for the rest of my life. The author gives practical advice how the Buddhist Path can improve one’s life and that “liberation” can only be achieved by one’s individual effort.
Khema tells us that the near-enemy of joy is affectation or hypocrisy, which is “saying one thing and meaning another.