Japanese Meditation Music: The Top 5 Most Beautiful Japanese Meditation Albums

Written on Thursday, February 28th, 2013 by @Paul Harrison
Zen monk meditating in Japan

On this page we’ll be looking at some of the best Japanese meditation music. You’ll find some exquisite tracks that are excellent accompaniments for practice. These will help to create relaxation, focus and inner peace. We hope you like them.

Top 5 Japanese Meditation Music Albums


Kaori brings together sounds from across the world, ranging from the digeridoo to the gamelan (a traditional instrument from Indonesia). Kaori has one of the highest review scores of all Japanese music on Amazon, and with good reason: it’s beautiful.

Eastwind: Japanese Shakuhachi Music

Masayuki Koga is a master of the Shakuhachi (a Jpanese flute). He’s also a composer, producer, engineer and trained in law. . . so it’s fair to say he’s a wise m an. He has produced some of the best Zen music in the world, and Eastwind: Japanese Shakuhachi Music features much of it.

Zen Garden

Zen Garden blends East with West in beautiful instrumental music that dives from one emotion to the next with grace. The arrangements are effortless and wonderful. This album will produce a deep state of relaxation.


This album takes the listener on a journey and unites East with West, past with present and future. The sounds are earthly, deep and rich. This is a truly indulgent album that is perfect for meditation.

Hidden Waters/Sacred Ground

This album combines healing music with chanting and with drums. The album is used around the world for relaxation and for massage.



Paul M Harrison is a meditation teacher with more than ten years of experience. He also writes as a lifestyle journalist and author. The author of more than five books, you can find his works on his Amazon Author Page Contact him via Twitter or Facebook