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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The Headspace Guide to Meditation and Mindfulness. Ending the Pursuit of Happiness. Renown as a teacher is widespread. Next Time You Feel Lonely Khema was one of the organizers of the first International Conference on Buddhist Women in [24] which led to the foundation of the Sakyadhita International Association of Buddhist Women.

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

That seemed to be less and less life energy within the body, and I just was relaxing into that. I lived at Parappuduwa Nuns’ Island and in several towns in the south of the country during my ten years in Sri Lanka. ZenReads rated it it was amazing Apr 03, What the Buddha Taught. Between and she travelled with her husband and son throughout Asia, including the Himalayan countries, and it was at this time she learned meditation.


During a five-week recovery period in the hospital she almost died, but her condition was expeditiously stabilized by the medics. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. My Experiences at a Day Retreat. At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. Refresh and try again.

Soon, Khema began feeling incomplete and this led to investigating various spiritual paths, [10] an interest her husband didn’t share.

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Practicing the Power of Now. Being Nobody, Going Nowhere. Marilyn Saretsky rated it really liked it Jan 03, When the Iron Eagle Flies. It’s just letting go and disappearing, and it’s very nice. David Hoskins rated it really liked it Aug 31, Turning the Wheel of Truth. A Practical Guide to Self-Mastery. Eileen rated it it was amazing Jun 01, 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.

This book deals with issland to recognize how our thoughts can be the creation of the problem, how we need to be alert to these thoughts or they run rampant without our managing them and how we can let go and find that pea This book was more like a 4.


She later married, had a son and a daughter, and now has four grand-children. Wendy rated it really liked it Sep 13, Celia Schwarz rated it liked it Feb 11, His Holiness the Dalai Lama. My senior companion nun during that time was Sister Dhammadinna, a Sri Lankan.

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