Zen Guitar

Zen Guitar

Book - 1997
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Draws on Eastern religion to present a series of life lessons through the metaphor of music to help readers live their lives with purpose, contemplation, and harmony

Blackwell North Amer
The book starts from a simple premise: Each of us carries a song inside - the song that makes us human. We're all born with this song, but so many of us don't know how to unlock it. Zen Guitar offers the key.
By sharing his own experiences with music, Philip Toshio Sudo guides us to rediscover the harmony in each of our lives, as well as to open ourselves to a Zen awareness uniquely suited to the Western mind. Filled with inspirational words from famous musicians, beautiful brush paintings, Zen stories, and samurai maxims, the book unfolds in fifty-eight lessons that go from the four lessons to establish the beginner's mind, to the "Twelve Points of Focus" and "Twelve Common Missteps" through technical excellence, and into more advanced levels of Zen.

& Taylor

A contemplative handbook draws on the ancient wisdom of Eastern religion to present a series of life lessons through the metaphor of music to help readers unleash the song of their souls and live in harmony with the world. 12,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York : Simon & Shuster, c1997
ISBN: 9780684830902
Branch Call Number: 781.1 Su23z
Characteristics: 201 p. : ill. ; 20 cm


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May 14, 2018

A very interesting concept of applying Zen Buddhism to playing the guitar or any other musical instrument.

Jul 28, 2013

this book is very interesting

Grover Apr 21, 2011

I love the practice, practice, practice reinforcements in this book.


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