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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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People who bought this also bought If we understand that everything changes, then we have made great strides towards our equanimity. Being Nobody, Going Nowhere is both. Buddhism Compassion Mindfulness Tagsgiving Sweepstakes.

You will not find a better more straight talking teacher. He continues his active practice of writing dharma books, essays, and, especially, poetry.

Perspective on meditation and overview of the Buddhist philosophy.

Cancel anytime and keep your audiobooks. Fear is always based on the ego concept. During the past two weeks, Hurricanes Isidore and Lili have threatened the area in which I live. Listen and put the teachings into practice and you will find that these are not just empty words. There is no security in any of that. No matter where we are, no matter what we are doing, we always have an immediate access to that inner stillness. There is nothing to fear because there’s nothing to gain and nothing to lose.

She addresses the how and why of meditation, providing a clear framework for understanding the nature of karma and rebirth and the entirety of the eightfold path.


Norman lives overlooking the sea at Muir Beach, California, with his wife, Kathie, who is a science teacher and scuba diver. Few introductory books are both simple and profound. It certainly helped me at a critical stage in my own practice, just entering the weird world that starts to come into view once the split between ego and the observer takes place.

He illuminates the path of going beyond the misconceptions of the ego to experience the reality of our true nature, which is already enlightened. The fourth of the “four friends” is equanimity or even-mindness.

After trial, you’ll get 3 titles each month: To ask other readers questions about Being Nobody, Going Nowhereplease sign up. Perfect for the ohema reader or maybe not so perfect as western readers don’t usually desire to be nobody and on the road to nowhere as well!

Ajahn Brahm Narrated by: One can readily apply the gauge to one’s life. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. We must learn to say with Buddha, “I don’t quarrel with the world. Then there is the clay pot without holes and cracks, noody empty. And that is what one really is, a state of constant change. I am currently in second consecutive read of this book.

Being Nobody Going Nowhere (Audiobook) by Ayya Khema |

Whoever sees Dhamma, sees me. 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 practice to motivate everyone to stay present on and off the cushion. Feb 16, Kev rated it it was amazing Shelves: One can pour anything in, they are full of their nowheer knowledge and viewpoints. And yet when we attempt to change that flux and flow into something goig, we reify our experience and end up living in an illusory world of our own construction, one that will often remind us of the difference between our fixed illusion and the quickened rush of reality.


Being Nobody, Going Nowhere: Meditations on the Buddhist Path

Now, you know what you can be. We live in “constant flux, constant flow” Khema tells us. How well she knows what she’s talking about is clear considering how comprehensive and coherent her lessons are. Only then does family love have its proper significance. In Mindfulness, Bliss, and Beyondself-described meditation junkie Ajahn Brahm shares his knowledge and experience of the jhanas – a core part of the Buddha’s original meditation khsma.

I would highly recommend this book to anyone exploring Buddhism kheja 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. Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x Her style is simple, direct, and told from the perspective of the modern technological world.

It is the bfing we choose the spiritual Path.