In this book, Ayya Khema gives clear, practical instruction on meditation and techniques for overcoming conditioned mental habits, ideas. beliefs, and limiting . In these books, you’ll get contemplative tools to develop a healthy sense of personal being, a complete Other books by Ayya Khema. Ayya Khema (August 25, – November 2, ) was a Buddhist teacher and was very Over two dozen books of her transcribed Dhamma talks in English and German have been published. In the last year of her life, she also published .

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Through her travels she sees that people everywhere suffer loss and fail to find enduring happiness. The story of her escape alone to Scotland, and her journey to rejoin her family in China, would be enough for a thrilling adventure novel in itself—but it is only the beginning of the story. Her Buddhist practice was a result of a pursuit of the spiritual life that began in her forties when she encountered spiritual teachers in India.

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Only 20 left in stock more on the way. A Feast of the Nectar of the Supreme Vehicle. Meditations on the Buddhist Path Jun 10, The Face of Water. In after it started giving aayya trouble she underwent a mastectomy operation in Germany.


Ayya Khema has written twenty-five book on meditation and the Buddha’s teachings in English and German; her books have been translated into seven languages.

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Finally, at the end, her life comes full circle as she returns to Germany to found the Buddha-Haus in Munich. Krohn and Jeffrey J. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Bedingungslose Liebe – Metta Jul 24, Holy Sexuality and the Gospel. Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now.

The Wisdom of King Solomon. Narada Maha Thera first ordination Ven.

She eventually founded a monastery in Sri Lanka, from where, through her books qyya her teaching travels, she became one of the most widely respected of contemporary teachers, particularly skilled in interpreting the Buddhist teachings for her fellow Westerners. English Choose a language for shopping. Ayya Khema was the first Western woman to become a Theravadan Buddhist nun. Aug kheka, Pages. A return trip to Sri Lanka, led her to meet her teacher, Ven. This very literally titled work, itself a final act of detachment—finished just before her death in —is a model for the reader of the essential Buddhist act of letting go.


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Provide feedback about this page. Only 14 left in stock – order soon. Her experiences led her to become a Buddhist nun in Sri Lanka inwhen she was given the name of ‘Khema’ Ayya means Venerable meaning safety and security.

She divorced her husband, remarried, and began a rugged world journey that lasted the rest of her life. According to Ayya Khema’s own admission, she had been suffering from breast cancer since Praise “A Buddhist autobiography seems an anomaly, but this story of the first Western woman to become an ordained Theravadin Buddhist nun sweeps the reader away from all preconceptions and proves an engaging read.