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Overcoming attachment

Note from Author of this blog.

I received this Guidance years ago and don’t remember the source nor even how I received this but it was truly, and is still, the answer to my fervent prayer to save my own life. There is no other possible root cause, that I can see, to the events that have made up the entirety of my life.

Letting go of these kinds of attachments are synonymous to letting go of an addiction, none too easy but essential to living a happy, healthy and bountiful life, that we all deserve. And so it is.

The key word is deserve. Enjoy and I Pray that this, coupled with prayer and deep introspection, changes the fundamental things in your life that are holding you back too.  I now let go of all the false beliefs that have kept me from being my true, most magnificent, most radiant self. I deserve it!


The guidance:

Mr. Yokota’s encouragement

I had the great fortune of spending almost 4 hours last night with Mr. Yokota. It was just the two us, and I feel compelled to share his unbelievable wisdom with you. A few weeks ago he gave a lecture in NYC at the Culture Center and one of the things he talked about was overcoming attachments. Which happens to be one of the seven jewels we polish to illuminate the treasure tower. I wanted to understand what he meant by that.


To me and maybe to many of you, when we hear that – overcoming attachment – we automatically assume we have to give up desire, or material possessions, or dreams or whatever. He explained to me so beautifully, to overcome attachments in Nichiren Buddhism simply means to overcome our attachment to our fears, our mistrust, our incorrect beliefs, our past, etc.  He said that we suffer because we have an attachment to our pain and suffering, and if we can chant to understand the origin of the pain and suffering, and then “let go” we will, quite quickly, overcome our need to perpetuate it and begin to attach ourselves to our Buddhahood and the Mystic Law.


Then our lives will open in a huge way, fulfilling all desires and dreams. He said that we attach ourselves to our suffering because “the effect is what we’re familiar with”.


So, he encouraged me (as I am now encouraging you) to place my trust in the Mystic Law. To place my trust in my Buddhahood and when Nichiren Daishonin said in “On Attaining Buddhahood in this Lifetime”, if you think the Mystic Law is outside yourself, you are embracing not the Mystic Law but an inferior teaching.


How we can interpret that is, anything or anyone (parents, friends, lovers, you name it) who has made us believe that we weren’t good enough, or lovable, or worthy, or deserving and that now is the time to discard that belief, and place our trust in the power and truth of our own lives.


One last thing he said was that when we are chanting for our dreams and desires and sometimes we get negative feedback from the environment, or it seems, that something just isn’t or can’t happened, he said that is our “cue” our opportunity to transform the karma.  He said we have two choices, one is to give up, the other chant with complete conviction that we will transform the doubt and lack of self worth we have about ourselves – another attachment.


The environment reflects both our positive and negative tendencies and most of the time the negatives one’s being how we “genuinely” feel about ourselves. He said, this is the Buddhism of cause, but we keep trying to change/manipulate the effect.  He said, we must focus on our own lives and eradicate our feelings of lack of self worth. The environment will respond to our treasuring and valuing our lives accordingly.


20 years in the making!

COVER LANDSCAPEI thought I finished this book 2 years ago when I was in my beloved pueblo Caldetas, Spain but it took me living in the Desert, unable to go outdoors in the scorching heat, and having too much time on my hands, to finally go through the 100`s upon hundreds of photos and compiling my original poems from the original project. Yes! 20 years ago.

I see now why I had to spend my days this summer pouring over beautiful pictures of the Sea.

Everything is perfect in my perfect world.

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Here is one excerpt:


Morning dance of the sea,

treasures of pure gold that follow the rays of the morning sun.

A tribal dance of shining jewels,

in a sacred ceremony of joy and bliss that

enchants and transforms all the worshipers of life.

Copywrite form (TXu824-825) 1997 (all rights reserved) B.B. Berg


3. morning dance on the sea

IMG_0361The title of this book came from an Affirmation I used nightly while looking up at the immense Universe and constellations in the Death Valley area where I used to live.

The true meaning of this title is that,  after trying so many doctors, therapies, hot springs, massage, and acupressure to heal my neck I finally surrendered.

I gave up healing the excruciating pain in my neck area , that started on my 60th birthday in Windsor, Ca., by traditional means.

The metaphor “looking up at the stars” signifies looking upward, inward to the source of light that has always been here for me.

Metaphysical means beyond physical and so my journey began.

Toxic thoughts create toxic results.

Somewhere deep inside of me I was holding on to false belief systems about myself and my world which manifested in this pain, poverty and lack of support.

I can now truly say this pain has been my best friend and guide.

When I started this personal journal I truly had no clue of the life altering shifts it would create!

Very soon after I started this book my marriage,relationship of 13 years ended abruptly.

Intuition is our communication from our higher power.

Basing everything I do on my Buddhist prayer Nam myo ho Renge kyo, my journal takes me to places I had never dreamed of.

Although I did not write this very personal journal to be published I have decided to write excerpts here in my blog so that perhaps one person can gain the peace and inner serenity in this process that I took, and am still taking.

With my greatest Love for you my beloved friends.

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B.B. Berg Vocal Coach

B.B. Berg

Vocal Coach

Contact: 702 502 5918

 Email: bbbergjazz@gmail.com


Professional Profile

As a Vocal coach and Music Professor:

I have taught singing for over 30 years. I am bilingual and taught in Spanish for over 20 years in Barcelona, Spain. Also providing years of private lessons in Las Vegas, Nevada and New York City.

My book “Singshop Método Integral de Canto” was used as a text book in the renowned Music school Taller de Musics in Barcelona, where I taught all levels of students from beginners to professionals. http://www.tallerdemusics.com/

My newest book, which my courses are now based upon, is called “Sing with Bliss” and will be available as an invaluable reference and resource to all my future students. https://bbberg.wordpress.com/2016/01/04/singwithbliss/


My method

I have a very holistic method of teaching that includes yogic- pranic breathing, visualization (tools for pitch improvement), vocalizing, self confidence and self esteem tools, ear training, warm up scales and fun singing-body work exercises. I also have a repertoire of methods to help my students in their stage presence, microphone techniques and movement.

My classes and workshops have helped literally 1000’s of students in Spain and around the world to improve pitch, power and confidence.


Singer, Performer

I have been a professional singer, dancer and actor for well over 30 years. I have performed in a variety of venues including night clubs, concert halls and stadiums in New York City, Barcelona, Spain, and Las Vegas, NV.

My personal repertoire includes jazz standards, popular music, hits from the 60’s, traditional blues, new age and most notably my original compositions.  To listen to some of my compositions feel free to go to: http://cdbaby.com/cd/bbberg



Vocal Teaching experience

New York City

  • 1985-1990 created and started “Singshop” Workshops, group and private singing classes in New York City with singer, astrologer, psychic: Joni Ross


Barcelona, Spain

  • 1990-1991 Lailo Cultural Center
  • 1991- 1993 Simfonia Escuela de Musica, Mataro – Music classes for children
  • 1993- 2005 Ongoing private classes at my then home on the coast of Northern Spain.
  • 1995- 2005 Taller de Músics
  • 2000 – I was chosen to assist the Summer Jazz teaching course, Helsinki Finland
  • Numerous master classes all over Barcelona and northern Spain.


Las Vegas

7 years of private lessons to children and adults


Formal Training

  • Voice with David Sorin Collier, teacher of Bette Midler, Liza Minnelli and Manhattan Transfer- N.Y.C.
  • Pranic diaphragm training classes by renowned Sephardic professor – N.Y.C.
  • Voice training in Indian Jazz – Fusion technique- The Taller de Musics, Barcelona
  • Acting at the world famous Herbert Berghoff (H.B.) Studios –New York City
  • Filmmaking and Photography at Rochester School of Visual Arts
  • Jazz dance at Carnegie Hall
  • 13 years of Belly Dance study in Barcelona, Spain
  • Kundalini Yoga and Bikram Yoga – Barcelona and Las Vegas- ongoing
  • Throat singing course at Burningman Arts Festival
  • I am Certified in a Hands on Healing technique called “Longevitology” Master professor –

Tzu-Chen Lin flew into Las Vegas from Taiwan for beginning, intermediate and advanced classes at the Sahara Library sponsored by The Las Vegas Chinese Cultural foundation.

  • Continuous studies in E.F.T. and author of the book “Free your Life” based on E.F.T. training and personal life changing experiences with E.F.T.
  • G.I. Support group meetings, Barcelona, Spain, New York City and Las Vegas as a Speaker, lecturer, and life coach.
  • Laughter Yoga- Santa Rosa CA
  • Theta Healing

Online C.D.’s by: Vianna Stibal & Telephone conferences with: Dawn Hewitt – Seattle Theta Healing

  • Vocal Healing/Sound Healing – Over 34 years of S.G.I. Buddhist practice and study (the chanting of mantra: Nam Myo Ho Renge Kyo, including Intensive Study sessions in Tokyo, L.A. New York, Barcelona and Las Vegas
  • Founder and Creator of Wing Therapy:


Awards: Carl Seashore Test

I won an award for being one of the top 5 scoring students in the entire city of Rochester, New York.

The Carl Seashore test was sponsored by the Eastman School of Music as a test of musical hearing ability devised by psychology professor Carl Emil Seashore. He tests five kinds of musical ability: discrimination of pitches, dissonance, rhythmical figures, and intensity; as well as an ability to remember melodies.


Language Skills

I am fully fluent in English and Spanish and speak conversational French. Also some conversational Japanese!