From the best-selling author of Being Nobody, Going Nowhere, Ayya Khema’s Be an Island guides us along the path of Buddhist meditation. Read “Be an Island The Buddhist Practice of Inner Peace” by Ayya Khema with Rakuten Kobo. From the best-selling author of Being Nobody, Going Nowhere. Ayya Khema (August 25, – November 2, ) was a Buddhist teacher and was very . Windhorse Publications, , ISBN ; Be an Island: The Buddhist practice of Inner Peace, Wisdom Publications, , ISBN

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In the last year of her life, she also published her autobiography: Essence of the Heart Sutra. During a five-week recovery period in the hospital zyya almost died, but her condition was expeditiously stabilized by the medics.

Ayya Khema: 22 Dhamma talks given by the German Buddhist Nun in Sri Lanka

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In I was able to fulfill a long-standing wish and went on pilgrimage to the Holy Places in India for six months. In the Buddha’s Words. Apr 23, Rochelle rated it it was amazing Shelves: Hsing Yun second ordination. Each chapter is quite short, so it would be easy to read one before a meditation session or in the morning to set the tone for your day. Ten years later she began to teach meditation throughout Europe and Australia.


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Ayya Khema was born in Berlin in to Jewish parents. Between and she travelled with her husband and son throughout Asia, including the Himalayan countries, and it was at this time she learned meditation.

Ayya Khema August 25, [1] — November 2, was a Buddhist teacher and was very active in providing opportunities for women to sn Buddhism, [2] founding several centers around the world. Sister Uttpalvanna of Galle and her pupils in Sri Lanka.

In an interview she expressed a positive opinion of that experience. Books by Ayya Khema. Love this little book. Lee rated it liked it Jan 12, Being Nobody, Going Nowhere.


Be an Island: The Buddhist Practice of Inner Peace

Not to be confused with Ayu Khandro. That seemed to be less and less life energy within the body, and I just was relaxing into that. The Art of Power. Ayya’s tone and writing is plain and direct. Soon, Khema began feeling incomplete and this led to investigating various spiritual paths, [10] an interest her husband didn’t share. Awakening the Buddha Within. This book was more like a 4.

It took me a while to get used to her jargon and her use of Pali rather than Sanskrit. To ask other readers questions about Be an Islandplease sign up. Old Path White Clouds. Sister Uttpalvanna Leigh Brasington: Turning the Wheel of Truth. I enjoyed it enough and found the applications so practical and memorable that I got online and bought 2 other books of hers. I’ve enjoyed all of Ayya Khema’s books so far, and at the moment this one might be my favourite.

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She has also included a glossary at the back if you struggle with remembering what the different Buddhist terms mean. Dec 23, Mariana rated it liked it. Audrey rated it it was amazing Jan 10, I Give You My Life.