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Nicolette McKenzie

Nicolette McKenzie

Nicolette McKenzieNicolette McKenzie was born in New Zealand but established herself in London appearing in classical theatre. She continues to be in great demand reading audiobooks with over 80 titles to her credit covering a wide range of genres and is a prolific voice artist in the world of cartoons, video games and voice-over. Magic & Mystery in Tibet was a particular challenge because of the numerous Tibetan references. She also reads the chapter on the women disciples on Great Disciples of the Buddha.

GREAT DISCIPLES OF THE BUDDHA

great-disciples-of-the-buddhaGREAT DISCIPLES OF THE BUDDHA
Their Lives, Their Works, Their Legacy

By Nyanaponika Thera & Hellmuth Hecker
Edited by Bhikkhu Bodhi
Read by Ratnadhya, Nicolette McKenzie, William Hope
18 hours 20 minutes
 

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Twenty-four of the Buddha’s most distinguished disciples are brought to life in ten chapters of rich narration. They include monks who were very close to him throughout his life, including Sāriputta and Mahāmoggallāna; his cousin and companion Ānanda; his principal women disciples, including the nun Isidāsī and his lay disciple, the courtesan Ambapāli; and the serial killer Angulimāla whose character was transformed after meeting the Buddha. Continue Reading →

Magic & Mystery in Tibet

Magic & Mystery in TibetMagic & Mystery in Tibet
The Classic Account Of A Woman’s Extraordinary Journey To Tibet

by Alexandra David-Néel
Read by Nicolette McKenzie
12 hours 6 minutes
 

Nicolette McKenzie
This classic memoir by the remarkable French explorer and Buddhist Alexandra David-Néel is the one of the greatest Buddhist travelogues of the 20th century. She was the first European woman to meet the Dalai Lama (in the 1920s) and in 1924 became the first to enter the forbidden Tibetan capital Lhasa. She had already spent a decade travelling through China, Sikkim, India, lived and meditated in a cave on the Tibetan border Continue Reading →

THE LIFE OF THE BUDDHA

THE LIFE OF THE BUDDHATHE LIFE OF THE BUDDHA

By Bhikkhu Ñānamoli
Read by Hayward B. Morse and Leighton Pugh with Nicolette McKenzie, Jinananda and John Foley
16 hours 5 minutes
 

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To do no evil deeds, to give effect to good, To purify the heart; this is the Buddha’s teaching.

Walking beside the Buddha. This unique biography, told in a lively manner through six ‘voices’, presents the Buddha’s revolutionary solution for humanity that lends to the end of ill will, craving and delusion. It goes back to the earliest sources of the Buddha’s life and teachings, drawing as it does from the Pali Canon which was said to record the words that the Buddha spoke, the events that happened, and his specific teachings on which the world-wide religion was based. It is an absorbing, edifying and even entertaining collection of reportage, myths, wisdom, kindness, human insight – and decisiveness. Continue Reading →