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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We have to know that the anger has arisen, otherwise we’ll never be able to change our reactions.

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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 world-wide Buddhist women’s organisation. But instead he taught that the only emotions which are worthwhile are the four supreme emotions brahma viharas and that everything else needs to be noticed and allowed to subside again. A very fleeting moment indeed, namely khemz one.

By using kheema site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. In after it started giving her trouble she underwent a kuema operation in Germany. If we can check them out in writing or see them clearly in our minds, we will surely try to change. He will not re-order the shelf items but only the merchandise that sold well.

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If the future does not exist and the past is completely gone, what do we have left? Starting the day with the determination to be mindful, contemplating the daily recollections, realizing that this is the only day we have and using it most skillfully, and then checking it out in the evening on the balance sheet, will give us a whole lifetime in one day.


Samannaphala sutta especially; Potthapada sutta; Mahanidana sutta; Rathavinita sutta;: Her experiences led her to become a Buddhist nun in Sri Lanka inwhen she was given the name of ‘Khema’ Ayya means Venerable khemx safety and security. Between khrma she travelled with her husband and son throughout Asia, including the Himalayan countries, and it was at this time she learned meditation.

No other person is interested in making the most of each day of our lives. Here we have some control over how we spend our day.

Ayya Khema: Making the Most of Each Day

Renown as a teacher is widespread. Even helping one person, maybe someone who lives in the same house, is beneficial.

The exact words do not matter that much. Dropping means a deliberate action of letting go.

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Sister Ayya Khema Main Organisation: Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Getanes und Ungetanes Jul 24, The better the meditation becomes, the easier it will be, because the mind needs muscle power to do this.

When the next life comes, it’s this life; actually this is our next life. We will be protecting ourselves from making bad kamma and spoiling our whole day. Losing one’s life energy is actually a very pleasant state, because there’s less self-assertion, I mean you haven’t got the energy to assert khems. This means leaving all daily preoccupations aside and focusing strictly on the wonderful freedom the Buddha’s teaching and practice can provide.

If we look back after having practiced for some time we will see a change. That seemed to be less and less life energy within the body, and I just was relaxing into that. We can watch it arising and ceasing. First comes mindfulness, bare attention to the prevailing mode of being.

Most people die in bed, it’s a perfect place for dying, and not such a perfect place for spending an unnecessarily long time.

When getting up in the morning, the first thing would khemq a determination to be mindful. Becoming aware of opening our eyes, is the beginning of the day, and the beginning of mindfulness.


I Give You My Life: Ayya Khema was agya first Western woman to become a Theravadin Buddhist nun. If we have opened our eyes before becoming aware of that, we can close them and start all over again.

It’s not so important to us what animals do, nor what people do whom we don’t know. If we have this kind of experience repeatedly, we get to realize that it has nothing to khdma with other people, but only concerns ourselves.

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 our disposal, for one purpose only.

Ayya Khema’s teaching on retreat sinceand continues to teach in Europe and North America. She knema to establish Wat Buddha-Dhamma, a forest monastery in the Theravada tradition, near Khemaa, Australia, in Please try your request again later. What kind of priorities we have is strictly of our own making. Come and See for Yourself.

Only 13 left in stock more on the way. But by using each moment skillfully, we can eventually have moment-to-moment awareness, which results in deep insight.

There was a collapse of the whole system As we do that, we will find the same reactions to ayta same stimuli over and over again. Narada Maha Thera first ordination Ven. Soon, Khema began feeling incomplete and this led to investigating various spiritual paths, [10] an interest her husband didn’t share.

When physical activity does not demand our attention, we can again direct thoughts to the fleeting aspects of our own lives and everyone khma, and reflect what to do in the short time available. Our last thought at night will become the first one in the morning. When the Iron Eagle Flies: