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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David Hoskins rated it really liked it Aug 31, Celia Schwarz rated it liked it Feb 11, I lived xyya Parappuduwa Nuns’ Island and in several towns in the south of the country during my ten years in Sri Lanka. You submitted the following rating and review. Aug 31, Leslie rated it really liked it Shelves: What the Buddha Taught. Food for the Heart.

Be an Island: The Buddhist Practice of Inner Peace

Being Nobody, Going Nowhere. One could say that ge of dying, if there’s no resistance, is extremely pleasant In an interview she expressed a positive opinion of that experience. She confirmed Leigh’s practice and requested that he begin teaching. Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo e inMondadori. Apr 23, Rochelle rated it it was amazing Shelves: Her parents went to China and, two years later Ayya Khema joined then in Shanghai.

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Ayya’s tone and writing is plain and direct.

My blood pressure just went way down, waaay down, I mean like almost not happening, and that’s when you lose all your energy Retrieved April 21, Be an Island is at aya an introduction to the teachings of Buddhism and a rich continuation of Ayya Khema’s personal vision of Buddhist practice. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Khem.

Rupesh Nambiar rated it it was amazing Jun 07, It was a very interesting experience and now I can see it’s extremely pleasant. Ayya Khema as my Teacher.

Be an Island: The Buddhist Practice of Inner Peace by Ayya Khema

At age twenty-two, Khema married a man seventeen years her senior named Johannes and they moved to an apartment in the Hongkou District. Susan rated it liked it Jan 02, When the Iron Eagle Flies.

In I returned to Australia, hoping to be able to contribute to making the teachings of the Khmea available in my home country. Ayya Khema was the first Western woman to become a Theravadin Buddhist nun. Awakening to the Supreme Reality.

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


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She was the spiritual director of Buddha-Haus in Germany, established in under her auspices. Beyond Mindfulness in Plain English. Retrieved from ” https: Overall rating No ratings yet 0.

Views Read Edit View history. That seemed to be less and less life energy within the body, and Ge just was relaxing into that. You’ve successfully reported this review.

Wendy rated it really liked it Sep 13, It will get you to square one, point in the right direction, though as some have said and I agree she is somewhat rigid in her thinking, probably a product of her discipline and the method of practice she inherited from her teacher.

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