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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Michael Baltimore, MD In the same warm, clear, and friendly style, Bhante introduces the listener to what have been known for centuries as the jhanas – deeply calm, joyous, and powerful states of meditation. Anybody who suffers from depression is suffering from the lack of joy with others, the lack of sympathetic joy. I’ve got a name and there are certain people and possessions that belong to me.

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The author gives and example by citing a story of a fish and turtle who were friends and who lived in the same lake for some time. Managing Performance Improvement Lynne F. 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. Norman lives overlooking the sea at Muir Beach, California, with his wife, Kathie, who is a science teacher and scuba diver.


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It can’t be described because it has no objective qualities and no limitation. One can pour clean new water in and it will remain and be refreshing and uplifting to all who drink it. These are the kinds of books that I like to underline, ear flap, and carry with me everywhere for continual support and inspiration.

An easy read for those beginning their journey into Buddhism. I’ve got viewpoints and want to make sure everybody knows them.

Being Nobody Going Nowhere

And, like my Mum’s love, this book will always live and breathe in me. However, for those who would like a basic introduction to Buddhism, this may not be an ideal book, but it will certainly inspire and convince you to practise meditation!

Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. The third kind is full to the brim. Return to Book Page. I love Ayya Khema!! 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. Accounts from former students of her corroborate that impression.

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I would highly recommend this book to anyone exploring Buddhism or the origins of meditation and mindfulness. There is no security.

Buddhism Compassion Mindfulness Tagsgiving Sweepstakes 1 of 1 people found this review helpful. 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. To make a wholesome thought arise, which has not yet arisen. Want to Read saving…. Looking for beautiful books? Her way if speaking is clear, concise and interesting.


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Then there is the clay pot without holes and cracks, totally empty. In she coordinated the first-ever International Conference of Buddhist Nuns. It has all become immaterial, without significance. That’s the gojng of this engaging and funny Burmese Buddhist monk, and it’s a message that is finding a significant following among Westerners in the insight meditation tradition.

My Dad gave me the copy I own and I have shared it with many people despite it’s being incredibly important to me. Everything we have is subject to destruction. Since the book is a collection of her talks given during a retreat, her teachings are focused on what to pay attention to during practice paired with the benefits of such nowhsre to motivate everyone to stay present on and off the veing.