The Shakuhachi is a unique Japanese bamboo flute. It is traditionally used in a type of Zen practice called 'Suizen' or blowing Zen. Although calming and peaceful sounding, this flute also transmits an energy that is powerful and revitalizing. It creates an ideal atmosphere for meditation.

Debbie Danbrook is a performer, composer and recording artist who comes from an internationally renowned line of Shakuhachi masters. 

The Spirit of Shakuhachi meditation series consists of seven recordings, each relating to one of the chakras. The chakras are energy centers within the body.  The chakras each have a different function and feeling; a different colour and position in the body.


Red CD - Solo Shakuhachi
The first chakra is Red and is the ROOT. This chakra deals with life energy and grounds our spirit in the material world.  This recording starts with the shakuhachi itself. What is it? You can see it. Its a cutting from a tree; the bamboo. You can feel it - the connection; it stands tall, energy grounded and sways with the wind. The root sound; a solo shakuhachi drawing up energy from the earth.

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Orange CD - Shakuhachi & Chanting
The second chakra is Orange and is found at the SACRAL. It deals with how we create in the world; with pleasure, well-being, sexuality and abundance.
This recording focuses on improvisation; letting yourself explore; testing the range of your own creativity. The pulse of the chant; the rhythm - heals, grounds. You've got a base - go ahead - let go.

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Yellow CD - Shakuhachi & Koto
The third chakra is Yellow and is in the SOLAR PLEXUS. It deals with intellect, intuition and lessons to be learned in life. It is ego, self-esteem, confidence, decision making and personal power. This recording shows us how you're probably (if you're a westerner) seeing the world through an invisible yellow filter, and no, it's not smog. In learning, judging - remember the filter. 

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Green CD - Shakuhachi Duets
The fourth chakra is Green and is at our heart. It deals with heart and emotion. It is love, joy, relationship and peace. This recording shows us how the more you open, the clearer your sight becomes. You see yourself, you see the other, you see the other in yourself, (etc.) The sounds echo, harmonize, fleeing each other, only to meet up again. Two shakuhachis in relationship.

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Blue CD - Shakuhachi & Voice
The fifth chakra is Blue and is at our throat. This chakra deals with voice, speaking our truth; integrity, will-power and how we move ourselves forward in the world. This recording deals with voice and flute as one. Your voice states your presence in the world. It is your sound - let it be authentic.

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Purple CD - Shakuhachi & Harmonics
The sixth chakra is Purple and is at our brow; it is often referred to as the third eye. It deals with compassion and intuition; wisdom, discernment and imagination. This recording deals with harmonics; ethereal, whispy, are sometimes called ghost tones - something you can feel as well as hear. The third eye is listening. 

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White CD - Compilation
The seventh chakra is White and is at our crown. This chakra deals with our connection to the spiritual realm and connects us with beauty and universal energy. This last recording is a compilation with two selections from each Chakra recording above. It is all contained in the spirit. May your spirit be full.

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Spirit of Shakuhachi - Box Set
A 7 CD box set in a gift box containing each of the Spirit of Shakuhachi individual CD's above. 

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