Ayya Khema (August 25, 1923 – November 2, 1997) was a Buddhist teacher, and the first Western woman to become a Theravadin Buddhist nun. She was very active in providing opportunities for women to practice Buddhism, founding several centers around the world. In 1987 she coordinated the first ever Sakyadhita International Association of Buddhist Women. 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: I Give You My Life.

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  • Ayya Khema (August 25, 1923 – November 2, 1997) was a Buddhist teacher, and the first Western woman to become a Theravadin Buddhist nun. She was very active in providing opportunities for women to practice Buddhism, founding several centers around the world. In 1987 she coordinated the first ever Sakyadhita International Association of Buddhist Women. 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: I Give You My Life. (en)
  • Ayya Khema (eigentlich Ilse Ledermann, * 25. August 1923 in Berlin als Ilse Kussel; † 2. November 1997 in Uttenbühl im Allgäu) war eine buddhistische Nonne in der Theravada-Tradition. (de)
  • Ayya Khema (Berlijn, 1923 - Buddha Haus, Uttenbühl, Allgäu, 2 november 1997) was een boeddhistisch leraar en een non. Ze hield zich met name bezig met het verbeteren van de positie van nonnen. Zij is tevens schrijfster van vele boeken over het boeddhisme. (nl)
  • Ayya Khema (25 de Agosto de 1923 – 2 de novembro de 1997) foi uma professora budista, nascida como Ilse Kussel em Berlim na Alemanha, filha de pais judeus. Khema escapou à perseguição nazista durante a segunda guerra mundial. Ela futuramente mudou-se para os Estados Unidos. Após viajar pela Ásia, ela decidiu tornar-se uma monja budista teravada no Sri Lanka em 1979. Ela era muito ativa em providenciar oportunidades para mulheres praticarem budismo, fundando diversos centros ao redor do mundo. Em 1987 ele coordenou a primeira convenção internacional para monjas budistas. Khema escreveu mais de duas dúzias de livros em inglês e alemão, incluindo sua autobiografia: 'I Give You My Life'. (pt)
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  • Ilse Kussel (en)
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  • Ven. Hsing Yun
  • Ven. Narada Maha Thera
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  • Ayya Khema (August 25, 1923 – November 2, 1997) was a Buddhist teacher, and the first Western woman to become a Theravadin Buddhist nun. She was very active in providing opportunities for women to practice Buddhism, founding several centers around the world. In 1987 she coordinated the first ever Sakyadhita International Association of Buddhist Women. 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: I Give You My Life. (en)
  • Ayya Khema (eigentlich Ilse Ledermann, * 25. August 1923 in Berlin als Ilse Kussel; † 2. November 1997 in Uttenbühl im Allgäu) war eine buddhistische Nonne in der Theravada-Tradition. (de)
  • Ayya Khema (Berlijn, 1923 - Buddha Haus, Uttenbühl, Allgäu, 2 november 1997) was een boeddhistisch leraar en een non. Ze hield zich met name bezig met het verbeteren van de positie van nonnen. Zij is tevens schrijfster van vele boeken over het boeddhisme. (nl)
  • Ayya Khema (25 de Agosto de 1923 – 2 de novembro de 1997) foi uma professora budista, nascida como Ilse Kussel em Berlim na Alemanha, filha de pais judeus. Khema escapou à perseguição nazista durante a segunda guerra mundial. Ela futuramente mudou-se para os Estados Unidos. Após viajar pela Ásia, ela decidiu tornar-se uma monja budista teravada no Sri Lanka em 1979. Ela era muito ativa em providenciar oportunidades para mulheres praticarem budismo, fundando diversos centros ao redor do mundo. Em 1987 ele coordenou a primeira convenção internacional para monjas budistas. Khema escreveu mais de duas dúzias de livros em inglês e alemão, incluindo sua autobiografia: 'I Give You My Life'. (pt)
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