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Ayya Khema addresses metta and love. On the spiritual path, there’s nothing to get, and everything to get rid of. The first thing to let go of is trying to “get” love. Ayya Khema’s Dharma Talks. Ayya Khema. — Select from Ayya Khema’s talks –, VIEW ALL ยท (Incomplete Tape) Moral Conduct (Bad Quality). Ayya Khema was born in Berlin in of Jewish parents. In she escaped from Germany with a transport of two hundred other children and was taken to.

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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. All of us are looking for just one thing, and that is happiness.

Only 14 left in stock – order soon. She later married, had a son and a daughter, and now has four grand-children. Getanes und Ungetanes Jul 24, There’s a problem loading this menu right now. You may print copies of this work for your personal use.

But by using each moment skillfully, we can eventually have moment-to-moment awareness, which results in deep insight. But if we have had a day of loving-kindness, helpfulness and concern for others, we’ll wake up with those same modes of being. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Who Is My Self?: Learn more at Author Syya.


If the mind is taken care of, it will take care of us. If we start each day with these considerations and contemplations, we will tend towards not being overly concerned with ourselves, but trying to think of others. I am of the nature to decay I have not gone beyond decay. She helped to establish Wat Buddha-Dhamma, a forest monastery in the Theravada tradition, near Sydney, Australia, in We are the makers of our own happiness and unhappiness and we can learn to have control over that.

It is much easier to substitute one emotion for another than to drop one altogether. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a ayyx. Buddhism for the West Sep 03, If we start meditating for half an hour and slowly increase it until we reach wyya whole hour, that’s a good program.

After the ayyq we can contemplate the five daily recollections.

Ayya Khema

We cannot expect perfect results overnight, but we can keep practicing. Not in the sky, nor in mid-ocean, nor in a mountain cave, is found that place on earth, where one will not be overcome by death. If we remove our attention from one thing and put it somewhere else, that’s all we need to work with.

What kind of khemx we have is strictly of our own making. My senior companion nun during that time was Sister Dhammadinna, a Sri Lankan.

Founded women’s Buddhist organisations. In she co-ordinated the first international conference of Buddhist nuns in the history of Buddhism, which resulted in the setting-up of Sakyadhita, a worldwide Buddhist women’s organisation.


In most homes, starting at 6 o’clock, there is noise. A return trip to Sri Lanka, led her to meet her teacher, Ven. We need not help a lot of people all at once. Whenever that happens one has to start all over again. The more we think about our own importance, our own cares and concerns, the further away we get from Nibbana, and the less chance for peace and happiness arises in our lives. That alone gives a feeling of satisfaction, of doing something special to get nearer to Nibbana.

Her parents went to China and, two years later Ayya Khema joined then in Shanghai. There were two days in the hospital, when I had that feeling, that the energy was leaving, through the feet actually.

In order to take as much benefit as possible with us, we need to be aware how to organize our daily lives. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.

Ayya Khema: Making the Most of Each Day

If the future does not exist and the past is completely gone, what do we have left? In an interview she expressed a positive opinion of that experience. Unhappiness can arise only through our own ideas and reactions.