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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Ayya Khema – Wikipedia

I was perfectly willing to let it happen, but then these doctors came round Born Ilse Kussel in Berlin, Germany, she grew up in a prosperous Jewish family that was broken up by Nazi terror in Soon, Khema began feeling incomplete and this led to investigating various spiritual paths, [10] an interest her husband didn’t share.

Einzelvortrag Jul 01, 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. Ten years later she began to teach meditation throughout Europe and Australia. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. I Give You My Life: Meditations on the Buddhist Path Jun 10, 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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There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Ayya Khema was born in Berlin in to Jewish parents. Changed in a Flash. 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.

There was a collapse of the whole system In an interview she expressed a positive opinion of that experience. During a five-week recovery period in the hospital she almost died, but her condition was expeditiously stabilized by the bioks.

This is the story of a true spiritual warrior. At age twenty-two, Khema married a man seventeen years her senior named Johannes boooks they moved to an apartment in the Hongkou District. Through her travels she sees that people hkema suffer loss and fail to find enduring happiness.

Come and See for Yourself: Holy Sexuality and the Gospel. In after it started giving her trouble she underwent a mastectomy operation in Germany. My blood pressure just went way down, waaay down, I mean like almost not happening, and that’s when you lose all your energy Ayya Khema was the first Western woman to become a Theravadan Buddhist nun. Ilse Kussel was born to an affluent Jewish family in Berlin that lost everything in the Holocaust. Krohn and Jeffrey J.


She was the spiritual director of Buddha-Haus in Germany, established in under her auspices. Available for download now. Help us improve our Author Pages by updating your bibliography and submitting a new or current image and biography. Buddhism for the West Sep 03, With the outbreak of the war, however, the family was put into a Japanese prisoner-of-war camp and it was here her father died.

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.

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Get to Know Us. Only 14 left in stock – order soon. Learn more about Amazon Prime. The remainder of her tale as a teacher and founder of abbeys for nuns is every bit as engaging. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.

The Buddhist Path to Happiness Aug 01, bopks Only 13 left in stock more on the way. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Visible Here and Now: In the last year of her life, she also published her autobiography: