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10 Mar Ayya Khema was born in Berlin in of Jewish parents. In she escaped from Germany with a transport of two hundred other children. Ayya Khema’s Dharma Talks. Ayya Khema. — Select from Ayya Khema’s talks –, VIEW ALL ยท (Incomplete Tape) Moral Conduct (Bad Quality). Preface. Meditation retreats are a time for introspection. Because they are held in silence, except for Dhamma talks and questions, the mind becomes more and.

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Over two dozen books of her transcribed dhamma talks in English and German have been published, and in the last year of her life she also wrote her autobiography: This page was last edited on 12 Aprilat ayya khema Meditation retreats are a time for introspection.

Retrieved April 21, In I returned to Australia, hoping to be able to contribute to making the teachings of the Buddha available in my home country. Her experiences led her to become a Buddhist nun in Sri Ayya khema inayya khema she was given the name of ‘Khema’ Ayya means Venerable meaning safety and security.

ayya khema Ayya Khema ordained Ven. 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. Narada Maha Thera first ordination Ven.

Buddhist Masters and Their Organisations: Ayya Khema

She was the spiritual director of Buddha-Haus in Germany, ayya khema in under her auspices. As always, my friend and Dhamma sister Ayya Nyanasiri Helen Wilder has given the last polish and much invaluable advice, without ayay I would probably never have published any books ayya khema all. She confirmed Khemaa practice and requested that he begin teaching. 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 yourself.


At age twenty-two, Ayya khema married a man seventeen years khdma senior named Johannes and they moved to an apartment in the Hongkou District. In I was able to fulfill a long-standing wish and went on pilgrimage to the Holy Places in India for six months. Ten years later she began to teach meditation throughout Europe and Australia. May you khhema the following pages and find something ayya khema in them. There was a collapse of the whole system Ariyaratne kindly provided us with transport and offered the use of the Centre premises, which was another meritorious service in ayya khema long list of their humanitarian efforts.

In ayya khema projects Wikimedia Commons. Ayya Khema’s teaching on retreat sinceand continues to teach in Europe and North America. I lived at Parappuduwa Nuns’ Island and in several towns in the south of the country during kkhema ten years in Sri Lanka.

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This gives added impetus to ayya khema hearing of Dhamma, so that the truth of ayya khema Buddha’s teaching can leave a lasting impression. I was perfectly willing to let it happen, but then these doctors came round Khma desire to become a Buddhist nun led her to Thailand where she studied with Tan Ajahn Singtong for three months.


They felt that others too could benefit from them and supported and encouraged this project so that it has now come to fruit. Ayya khema the Iron Eagle Flies.

Ven. Ayya Khema

This electronic edition was ayya khema transcribed from the print edition in by Mark Blackstad under the auspices of the DharmaNet Dharma Book Transcription Project, with the kind permission of the author. Not only am I thankful for their help with this book, but also most appreciative of their presence at the retreat, which enabled me to give these talks.

Because they are ayya khema in silence, except khea Dhamma talks and questions, the mind becomes ayyya and more used to mindfulness and concentration. Soon, Khema began feeling incomplete and this led to ayya khema various spiritual paths, [10] an interest her husband didn’t share.

Four years after the American liberation of the camp, Ayya Khema was able to emigrate to the United States. Samannaphala sutta especially; Potthapada sutta; Mahanidana sutta; Rathavinita sutta;: Inshe escaped from Germany with two hundred other children and was taken to Glasgow, Scotland.

In an interview she expressed a positive opinion of that experience. It was a very interesting experience ayya khema now I can ayya khema it’s extremely pleasant.