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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Apr 23, Rochelle rated it it was amazing Shelves: Renown as a teacher is widespread. The Art of Living Well. The Art of Power. Seeking the Heart of Wisdom. The Headspace Guide to Meditation and Mindfulness. How to write a great review. She has also included a glossary at the back if you struggle with remembering what the different Buddhist terms mean.

Trivia About Be an Island: The Peaceful Stillness of the Silent Mind: Hsing Yun second ordination. This page was last edited on 1 Augustat You’ve successfully reported this review. A return trip to Sri Lanka, led her to meet her teacher, Ven.

Ayya Khema was born in Berlin in to Jewish parents.

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In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Wendy rated it really liked it Sep 13, 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.

I lived at Parappuduwa Nuns’ Island and in several towns in the south of the country during my ten years in Sri Lanka. The Art of Mindfulness.

Ego, Attachment and Liberation. That seemed to be less and less life energy within the body, and I just was relaxing into that. ZenReads rated it it was amazing Apr 03, Practicing the Power of Now.

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In an interview she expressed a positive opinion of that experience. Essence of the Heart Sutra. Losing one’s life energy is actually a very pleasant state, because there’s less self-assertion, I mean you haven’t got ge energy to assert yourself.

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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. Mindfulness in Plain English. It was a very interesting experience and now I can see it’s extremely pleasant. Ten years later she began to teach meditation throughout Europe and Australia. Sister Vayama from Australia and Ven. Our Appointment with Life. So things are more acceptable, everything is acceptable, it’s fine the way it is Dec 23, Mariana rated it liked it.

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. My senior companion nun during that time was Sister Dhammadinna, a Sri Lankan. Old Ilsand White Clouds.