A shakuhachi flute, traditionally made of bamboo
The shakuhachi, is a Japanese end-blown flute. It is traditionally made of bamboo, but versions now exist hardwoods. It was used by the monks of the Fuke of Zen Buddhism in the practice of suizen, blowing meditation).
Suizen is a Zen practice consisting of playing the shakuhachi bamboo flute as a means of attaining self-realization. The monks from the Fuke sect of Zen who practiced suizen were called komusō (“emptiness monks”).
adapted from wikipedia.org
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