Read Part I here. II: The Anguish of PainThe three-day rigorous practice of watching my breath prepared me—mind and body—to enter the realm of vipassana. The technique itself is not complicated; it consists of observing the sensations the breath creates. Sensations represent pre-conditioned, mental patterns of the mind. They are a basic form of experience and existence that precede the thought processes, i.e., they exist before the litany of commenting, editing, labeling, qualifying, and judging begins. ... read more »
I've compiled a list of thirteen strategies, in no particular order, that I follow earnestly. These approaches have the power to bring back the "Be" in your being, allowing you to thrive in the bedrock of Nirvana.
1. Hold up the Inner Mirror
Reflection through meditation holds the key to unlocking an individual's true potential. A sought-after skill on a spiritual seeker's resume, meditation is simple and easy to do, yet many journey through life not ever knowing or benefiting from its transformativ... read more »
A Nirvana classic plopped at the beginning of a Beavis and Butthead compilation album. read more »
EL PISO SE MUEVE
Era octubre de 1991, llevaba el pelo con ganas de llegar al suelo, usaba bérmudas y camisas a cuadros. En mi cuarto brillaba una impresionante batería Tama negra, recién regalada por unos padres generosos, y principalmente, pacientes después de soportar por meses las súplicas de un obsesivo adolescente que entraba en el último año del colegio. Mi rutina era básicamente, del colegio a la batería, de la batería al colegio. Esa pasión hacia el instrumento aumentó drásticamente cuando u... read more »
17 years ago, the whole world watched how Kurt Kobain, frontman for Nirvana andone of the most promising stars of the music industry passed away at the young age of 27.
Today we remember his brief but amazing contribution to music with one of his most memorable performanceswith his band at MTV´s Unplugged in 1994.
Click on the video below to watch!
What is your favourite Nirvana song? read more »
Dogs benefit from massage and I have been using massage for years as a means of developing a sense of well being in all of mine. Whether a show dog, a rescue or a very spoiled household member, dogs suffer stress for the sheer fact that we force them to live in an unnatural environment. From my other blog Nirvana Dog, here is a cross post for a simple Relaxation Massage:Think your dog doesn't have worries?Your dog is hardwired to always be on his guard and aware of his surroundings.Ever notice how he wil... read more »
Can't believe I've made it this far.Day 24: Your Favorite Cover SongYou probably think this is gonna be another Garbage one, don't you? Wrong. It's Nirvana this time.They did a few really great covers, including this cover of The Vaselines version of Jesus Doesn't Want Me For a Sunbeam.
LYRICSJesus don't want me for a sunbeam.'Cause sunbeams are not made like me.Don't expect me to cry for all the reasons you had to die.Don't ever ask your love of me.Don't expect me to cry. Don't expect me to lie.Don't e... read more »
Un dia como hoy, pero en 1991 se publico Nevermind el segundo álbum de estudio de Nirvana, en este disco Kurt Cobain, trató de hacer música fuera de los límites restrictivos de la escena grunge de Seattle, aprovechando la influencia de grupos como los Pixies y su uso de la dinámica de canciones ruidosas y [...] read more »