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Word: nirvana

Definition: in Buddhist teachings, the ideal state in which the individual loses himself in the attainment of an impersonal beatitude


Sentences Containing 'nirvana'

"Sawdust" was inspired by B-sides collections such as Oasis' "The Masterplan", The Smiths' "Hatful of Hollow", Smashing Pumpkins' "Pisces Iscariot" and Nirvana's "Incesticide".
According to "Rolling Stone", engineer Andy Wallace, who had worked with many notable bands such as Nirvana, Sepultura, Slayer and Bad Religion, was working on the album in 2006.
According to Robert Fontenont of About.com, this was Kurt Cobain's favourite Beatles song, and was played by Nirvana whenever there were technical problems at their concerts.
According to the esoteric interpretation, when the Buddha dies he assumes the Nirmanakaya, instead of going into Nirvana.
Although Fender has many signature Stratocasters and Telecasters designed in conjunction with famous players and the first signature Jazzmasters were introduced in 2007, Kurt Cobain's signature Jaguar was introduced in 2011 (20th anniversary of release of Nirvana's Nevermind album).
At Noon on September 14, 2012, after playing "Closing Time" by Semisonic followed by the Star-Spangled Banner, WIGX aired a brief clip from the movie trailer for "Jaws" and switched to mainstream rock, branded as "94.3 The Shark", launching with Nirvana's "Smells Like Teen Spirit".
Bruno Hovden played on the debut album "The Return of the Raga Rockers]]" and the follow-up "Maskiner i Nirvana".
Euforia, formed in 1999 and mainly influenced by Nirvana, released their debut, self-titled album in 2005.
Geffen Records' Gary Gersh signed the band Nirvana at a time when alternative rock music was not considered commercial. Gersh was able to convince his co-workers to push the record in spite of their misgivings.
Groome has recorded numerous sessions on other artists’ albums, including Robert Plant ("Manic Nirvana"), Joan Jett ("Bad Reputation"), Psychic TV ("Dreams Less Sweet" and "Godstar"), IQ ("Nomzamo") and Popguns ("Snog").
He says that the first concert he attended was Nirvana but he has since said in interviews that is "truthfully not true...I think it was Paula Abdul and Living Colour".
Her story collaboration with Eileen Gunn, "Nirvana High" was nominated for the 2005 Nebula Award for novelette.
In addition to hosting international touring musical ensembles such as Nirvana, The Flaming Lips, Sevendust, Flyleaf, Scar the Martyr and Device, the venue has received numerous accolades from Dallas Observer.
In September 2010, Rise Against took part in A.V. Club Undercover by covering the song "Sliver" by Nirvana.
Indications of this transition include the rise of punk-inspired grunge music provided by bands like Nirvana and the rise of pop-punk bands such as Green Day and Blink 182.
Kialoa IV was a contemporary of Condor of Bermuda; and a record contender in the tragic 1979 Fastnet race Kialoa V was a German Frers designed maxi; and fierce competitor to Condor, Nirvana, and Sovereign.
Manic Nirvana is the fifth solo album by former Led Zeppelin singer Robert Plant, released in 1990.
More specifically, affliction drives us to what Weil referred to as "decreation"—which is not death, but rather closer to "extinction", similar to Nirvana in the Buddhist tradition—the willed dissolution of the subjective ego in attaining realization of the true nature of the universe.
Nirvana's frontman, Kurt Cobain, was also a fan of feedtime.
One year later they recorded their second album - "Maskiner i Nirvana".
Organizing the first standalone events in the form of The Sound of Q-dance at Santiago, Chile, and Los Angeles, U.S.A. Also in November 2nd by informations of HardNewsNL will be a new Hardcore event called Nirvana of Noise.
Other bands that have influenced Rise Against include Descendents, Dead Kennedys, Refused, Fugazi, Against Me!, Jawbreaker, Dag Nasty, Converge, Millions of Dead Cops, Discharge, Gorilla Biscuits, Battery, Bad Religion, Lifetime, Operation Ivy, Social Distortion, The Offspring, and Nirvana.
Other notable works include the Beastie Boys' "Licensed to Ill" and the multi-platinum "Nevermind" by Nirvana.
Seattle is also the birthplace of rock legend Jimi Hendrix and the alternative rock music style known as grunge, which was made famous by local groups Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Soundgarden, and Alice in Chains.
Seattle is considered the home of grunge music because it was home to artists such as Nirvana, Soundgarden, Alice in Chains, Pearl Jam, and Mudhoney, all of whom reached vast audiences in the early 1990s.
Shortly after, Morris caught the eye of Gary Gersh, who helped discover Nirvana, Counting Crows, Hole and Mars Volta.
Stephen Thomas Erlewine highlighted and called this song "the churning 'Lithium', which most certainly is not a cover of Nirvana's classic (that song never mentioned its title, this repeats it incessantly) -- and in their place is the epic gothic rock (not quite the same thing as goth rock, mind you) that made Lee rock's leading witchy woman of the new millennium".
The '80s were over and we were ushering in the '90s with bands like Nirvana and Pearl Jam.
The album was also critically well received and featured an alternative rock sound that predated significant releases such as Nirvana's "Nevermind" and Pearl Jam's "Ten", which would unexpectedly go on to break the genre into the mainstream.
The Seattle record label Sub Pop—the first to sign Nirvana and Soundgarden—has signed such non-grunge bands as Foo Fighters, Band of Horses, Modest Mouse, Murder City Devils, Sunny Day Real Estate, Death Cab for Cutie, The Postal Service, Iron and Wine, Flight of the Conchords, and Fleet Foxes.
The sutras which inveigh against meat-eating include the Mahayana version of the "Nirvana Sutra," the "Shurangama Sutra," the "Brahmajala Sutra," the "Angulimaliya Sutra," the "Mahamegha Sutra," and the "Lankavatara Sutra," as well as the Buddha's comments on the negative karmic effects of meat consumption in the "Karma Sutra".
The title-song of this EP came to a wider audience after Nirvana covered it, along with "Molly's Lips", on their compilation album "Incesticide".
This is accompanied by a profound peace of mind referred to as "nirvana".
Visistacaritra is also believed to represent the "true self" characteristic of Buddhahood, which is the selflessness of Nirvana.
While the band's appearance was intentionally generic in each scene, obvious nods were made to certain specific artists, including Elvis Presley, The Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, Cream, Prince, Parliament-Funkadelic, David Bowie (as Flea was dressed like Bowie in his Ziggy Stardust persona), Sex Pistols, The Misfits' Glenn Danzig, Twisted Sister, Mötley Crüe, Nirvana and The Red Hot Chili Peppers themselves.

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