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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During a five-week recovery period in the hospital she almost died, but her condition was expeditiously stabilized by the medics. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Learn more at Author Central.

Ven. Ayya Khema

The morning hour is often the best for many people, because during the night the mind is not bombarded with as many conscious impressions as it is during the day, and is therefore comparatively calm. In order to take as much benefit as possible with us, we need to be aware how to organize our daily lives.

If one has passed the first flush of youth, one doesn’t need so much sleep any more. Otherwise, all rights reserved.

If one keeps doing it every day, one can at least keep the standard kheka in the retreat, possibly improve on it. We need not help a lot of people all at once.

Buddhist Masters and Their Organisations: Ayya Khema

When the next life comes, it’s this life; actually this is our next life. Available to ship in days. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. And from that small incident we will gain an understanding of mindfulness and what it means, then we can let the mind be flooded with gratitude that we have another whole day at ahya disposal, for one purpose only.


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Horticultural Hall Massachusette Web site: My senior companion nun during that time was Sister Dhammadinna, a Sri Lankan. He will not re-order the shelf items but only the merchandise that sold well. We cannot rely on anyone else for our own happiness. Available for immediate download. It’s not so important to us what animals do, nor what people do whom we don’t know.

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. Sister Sangamitta from Switzerland now practising in Thailand Ven. Retrieved April 21, Ayya Khema has written twenty-five books on meditation and the Buddha’s teachings in English and German; her books have been translated into seven languages.

So we need to hear it many times.

If we start meditating for half an hour and slowly increase it until we reach a whole hour, that’s a good program. Soon, Khema began feeling incomplete and this led to investigating various spiritual paths, [10] an interest her husband didn’t share.

As far as our meditation practice is concerned, we must not allow it to slide. Inshe helped coordinate the first-ever Sakyadhita International Association of Buddhist Women. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.

Paying full attention, not trying to bury it under discursive debris, but knowing exactly what is happening in one’s life. There’s only the Arahant, who is fully enlightened, who does not have accidents of that sort. Khhema sutta especially; Potthapada sutta; Mahanidana sutta; Rathavinita sutta;: Not to cook a better meal, not to buy new things, but to draw nearer to Nibbana.

Dharma Seed – Ayya Khema’s Dharma Talks

Who knows whether there is much time in this life. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Being grateful brings the mind to a state of receptivity and joyful expectation of “what am I going to do with this day? I Give You My Life: This balance sheet will give a strong impetus to stop the pre-programmed unwholesome reactions. Message for a Globalized World by Bhikkhu Bodhi.


If we have opened our eyes before becoming aware of that, we can close them and start all over again. 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. The Buddha’s words about loving-kindness were: Only 13 left in stock more on the way.

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. You may re-format and redistribute this work for use on computers and computer networks, provided that you charge no fees for its distribution or use.

Any good shop-keeper will check out his merchandise at the end of the day and see which one was well accepted by the customers and which stayed on the shelves.

Atya from ” https: If we don’t do it, nobody else will. That can be a physical activity without the mind going astray, or it may be a feeling or a thought which has kehma. If we have this kind of experience repeatedly, we get to realize that it has nothing to do with other people, but only concerns ourselves. We do not re-order the latter for the next day, but just let them perish on the shelf. Between and she travelled with her husband and son throughout Asia, including the Himalayan countries, and it was at this time she learned meditation.

There was a collapse of the whole system