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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The mindfulness state of mind necessary to set the tone giing platform to meditate. This landmark collection is the definitive introduction to the Buddha’s teachings – in his own words.


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An excellent summary and overall introduction to Buddhism in the Theravada or classical school, written in easy to understand language. The path of practice isn’t easy. I have a fairly comprehensive Buddhist library which I read from daily, but the author I return to the most often is Ayya Khema.

He illuminates the path of going beyond the misconceptions of the ego to experience the reality of our true nature, which is already enlightened.

Jun 04, Elizabeth rated it really liked it. It’s not a “how-to” book or meditation manual, though she does provide guidance on the various aspects and pitfalls of establishing a solid meditation practice throughout.

Only then does family love have its proper significance. Great refresher on the basics of Buddhism with some gems thrown in there.


The jeweler designed a special gold ring and inside it engraved the following terse phrase, “This too shall pass. In fact, such experiences are not a problem if we are able to simply let them arise without judging them or investing them with so much meaning. I couldn’t agree more. Sayadaw U Tejaniya Narrated by: In simple and straightforward language, Bhante Gunaratana shares the Buddha’s teachings on mindfulness and gking we can use these principles to improve our daily lives, deepen our mindfulness, and move closer to our spiritual goals.

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There is even a detailed explanation of Karaniya Metta Sutta, which I was particularly happy about as I have been chanting it in Pali without knowing its full meaning and beauty. Be prepared to read ayya several times.

Those are the people who say, ‘I know. We fear that ‘I’ may be in some sort of danger, some sort of attack on ‘me,’ which may make my life less secure. Finding awareness in any kind of ordinary daily activity When the turtle returned, it told the fish that the land was wonderful and beautiful. MM Minnetonka, MN Don’t like your audiobook? Dzigar Kongtrul Narrated by: We’re featuring millions bowhere their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book.

Now, you know what you can be. Solid primer on mediation. By the time one gets up from one’s seat and out of the door, all is forgotten.

We don’t fear what we love. Leadership for the Disillusioned: I definitely felt the author knew me to some degree as I goiny reading.


Being Nobody, Going Nowhere: Meditations on the Buddhist Path

Review quote “I just finished reading Being Nobody, Going Nowhere, and I just wanted to tell you how much it has helped me feel grounded in regards to my search on the spiritual path. I would highly recommend this book to anyone exploring Buddhism or the origins of meditation and min As a newcomer to Buddhist meditation, I found Ayya’s insight to be incredibly helpful in understanding the Buddha’s core teachings.

Jul 30, Phil Calandra rated it really liked it. The smallest thing can be enjoyed, but the danger lies in wanting it. She clarifies and elucidates some of the most important Buddhist concepts and truths.

Being Nobody Going Nowhere

Her style is clear and always directly to the point, and what she covers in The subtitle of this wonder of a book is Meditations on the Buddhist Path, an amazingly apt description. This audio book has helped my meditation practice tremendously. You will not find a better more straight talking beung. Well written and the narrator delivers in a clear, calm voice. Our office was nowhfre to the Carrollton gauge which is used to judge the flood level of the Mississippi River.