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In this book, Ayya Khema gives clear, practical instruction on meditation and techniques for overcoming conditioned mental habits, ideas. beliefs, and limiting . In these books, you’ll get contemplative tools to develop a healthy sense of personal being, a complete Other books by Ayya Khema. Ayya Khema (August 25, – November 2, ) was a Buddhist teacher and was very Over two dozen books of her transcribed Dhamma talks in English and German have been published. In the last year of her life, she also published .

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I Give You My Life: But the reader understands that Ayya Khema has just as lightly let go of all those details that had been her life. Ayya Khema has written twenty-five book on meditation and the Buddha’s teachings in English and German; her books have been translated into seven languages. And having along the way attempted to understand the various religions she encounters, Kussel came to realize that she had been qyya along a Buddhist path and began a committed practice of Theravadin Buddhism, becoming the ordained nun Ayya Khema.

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This is the story of a true spiritual warrior. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Khema’s desire to become a Buddhist nun led her to Thailand where she studied with Tan Ajahn Singtong for three months.

A Feast of the Nectar of the Supreme Vehicle. Finally, at the end, her life comes full circle as she returns to Germany to found the Buddha-Haus in Munich. Dhammapada Ayya Khema was born in Berlin in to Jewish parents. Provide feedback about this page. Buddhism for the West Sep 03, Ayya Khema was born in Berlin in to Jewish parents.


Though her renown as a teacher is widespread, few know the truly amazing details of her life before her monastic ordination at the age of fifty-eight.

Her Buddhist practice was a result of a pursuit of the spiritual life that began in her forties when she encountered spiritual teachers in India. In after it started giving her trouble she underwent a mastectomy operation in Germany.

According to Ayya Khema’s own admission, she had been suffering from breast cancer since High to Low Avg. Jesus and the Jewish Roots of Mary. The Monkey Is the Messenger. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. The Buddhist Path to Happiness Aug 01, Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with ayja warranty.

Retrieved April 21, In an interview she expressed a positive opinion of that experience. Alan Finger and Wendy Newton. Her parents went to China and, two years later Ayya Khema joined then in Shanghai. After a life of change, farewell, and letting go, it might seem an attempt to hold on, to perpetuate.

Available for download now. This very literally titled work, itself a final act of detachment—finished just before her death in —is a model for the reader of the essential Buddhist act of letting go. There was a collapse of the whole system Ilse Kussel August 25, Berlin, Germany. 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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We are experiencing technical difficulties. Over two dozen books of her transcribed Dhamma talks in English and German have been published. Her 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. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Praise “A Buddhist autobiography seems an anomaly, but this story of the first Western woman to become an ordained Theravadin Buddhist nun sweeps the reader away from all preconceptions and proves an engaging read.

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Liz Theoharis and The Reverend Dr. Soon, Khema began feeling incomplete and this led to investigating various spiritual paths, [10] an interest her husband didn’t share. Not to be confused with Ayu Khandro. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Looking for More Great Reads? This page was last edited on 1 Augustat Asanga and Khrma Mipham. Learn more at Author Central. Spirituelle Praxis im Alltag Jul 24,