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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Be an Island: The Buddhist Practice of Inner Peace

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Next Time You Feel Angry Ten years later she began to teach meditation throughout Europe and Australia. At age twenty-two, Khema married a man seventeen years her senior named Johannes and they moved to an apartment in the Hongkou District.

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Her parents went to China and, two years later Ayya Khema joined then in Shanghai. The Peaceful Stillness of the Silent Mind: Rupesh Nambiar rated it it was amazing Jun 07, In after it started giving her trouble she underwent a mastectomy operation in Germany.

Such succinct teachings by one of the great teachers. Seeking the Heart of Wisdom. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Life, Death and After Death. Full Catastrophe Living Revised Edition. I feel like it’s the simplest and most relevant for Buddhist noobs.

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Living a Peaceful Life. She later married, had a son and a daughter, and now has four grand-children. Ayya Khema August 25, [1] — November 2, was a Buddhist teacher and was very active in providing opportunities for women to practice Buddhism, [2] founding several centers around the world.

So things are more acceptable, everything is acceptable, it’s fine the way it is Wisdom Wide and Xyya.

I get the impression she must have been like a stern, no-nonsense but caring grandmother: Celia Schwarz rated it liked it Feb 11, We appreciate your feedback. Over two dozen books of her transcribed Dhamma talks in English and German have been published. In I returned to Australia, hoping to be able to contribute to making the teachings of the Buddha available in my home country.

Practicing the Power of Now. Sister Uttpalvanna of Galle and her pupils in Sri Lanka. Awakening to the Supreme Reality. Everything Arises, Everything Falls Away.