Ayya Khema. BEING NOBODY,. GOING NOWHERE. Meditations on the Buddhist Path. Wisdom Publications • Boston. Acquired at In this lucid classic, beloved teacher Ayya Khema introduces the reader to the essence of the Buddhist path. She addresses the how and why of. Being Nobody, Going Nowhere – Praise Ayya Khema has achieved both. “Of special help are the Ayya’s simple, grounded instructions to aid us in our.

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Very measurable progress from within. Few introductory books are both simple and profound. Yet there can only be a person because it is constantly changing and in the end it’s going to change into a corpse. Zoketsu Norman Fischer Foreword by.

Ajahn Brahm Narrated by: With specific, practical advice Ayya Khema illuminates the practices of compassion and goign joy In this lucid classic, beloved teacher Ayya Khema introduces the reader to khena essence of the Buddhist path.

Well written and the narrator delivers in a clear, calm voice.

Being Nobody Going Nowhere : Ayya Khema :

There is only one place where we are all going to, where we will all meet. It can’t be described because it has no objective qualities and no limitation.

A must read for a beginner Read this book before you start your journey on the path. Moving Beyond Myths and Heroes to Leading Account Options Sign in. I have a fairly comprehensive Buddhist library which I read from daily, but the author I return to the most often is Ayya Khema.


Accounts from former students of her corroborate that impression. They brought us welcome relief from the otherwise sweltering weather of September when I was in grade school.

Being Nobody Going Nowhere : Meditations on the Buddhist Path

Atom bomb or not, we are not going to survive. Perhaps this is a five star book I desperately tried to filter through my four star brain. People who know what “Dharma book” means without looking it up – and – People who are interested in reading a “Dharma book” after they look up what that khmea. I’ve got viewpoints and want to make sure everybody knows them.

To make a wholesome thought arise, which has not yet arisen. A lot of the book comes from a 10 day meditation, which I would love to try in theory, but as I can not even meditate an hour at home, I am not sure I am ready.

He communicates with clarity, humor, and refreshing honesty, nowherre the way to a noboey full of love, compassion, and true satisfaction. The more fear there is in the heart, the less compassion. After trial, you’ll get 3 titles each month: We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book.

Jun 28, Emile-victor Portenart rated it it was amazing. In the same warm, clear, and friendly style, Bhante introduces the listener to what have been known for centuries as the jhanas – deeply calm, joyous, and powerful states of meditation.


Being Nobody, Going Nowhere: The book is introductory enough for people beginning meditation In Chapter 6 Khema lists and explains the “five hindrances”:. It fills voids with it’s own imaginations and sometimes even leaves things out. Full of surprises, delightfully goofy humor, and entertaining stories that inspire, instruct, and illuminate, Mindfulness, Bliss, and Beyond will encourage those new to meditation, and give a shot in the arm to more experienced practitioners as well.

Bhikkhu Bodhi – editor and translator Narrated by: Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. A wonderful book, but I feel that the synopsis given is a little misleading. Oct 06, Ulf Wolf nobodt it it was amazing. As we travel on the eponymous path of ‘being nobody, going nowhere’ we will meet many types of people.

Being Nobody, Going Nowhere: Meditations on the Buddhist Path by Ayya Khema

The teachings given here on the outlook and technique of meditation provide the foundation that every practitioner needs to awaken as the Buddha did. These are the kinds of books that I like to underline, ear flap, and carry with me everywhere for continual support and inspiration.