Being nobody, going nowhere / Ayya Khema.

Author
Khema, Ayya [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
London : Wisdom Publications, 1987.
Description
186 pages ; 22 cm.

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Techniques for developing meditative insight and compassion, written with pure sincerity by a Western Buddhist nun.
Contents
  • Meditation : why and how
  • Meditation affects our lives
  • Calm and insight
  • Four friends. Loving kindness ; Compassion ; Sympathetic joy ; Equanimity
  • Loving-kindness meditation
  • Five hindrances. Sensual desire ; Ill-will ; Sloth and torpor ; Restlessness and worry ; Sceptical doubt
  • Kamma and rebirth
  • The discourse on loving-kindness
  • Four kinds of happiness
  • The five aggregates
  • Ten virtues
  • The four noble truths and the noble eightfold path
  • A new beginning.
ISBN
  • 0861710525 ((paperback))
  • 9780861710522 ((paperback))
LCCN
87208988
OCLC
16079137
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