Duncan Sheik

Duncan Sheik a 29-year-old Buddhist musician and graduate of Brown University with two hit CD’s and billing on critics’ Top Ten music lists, has been practicing Buddhism for the last ten years in the Soka Gakkai tradition. His latest CD, Humming, includes Nichiren, a song that honors the thirteenth-century Japanese monk whose ideas inspire Soka Gokkai, In it, Sheik sings, “…the sound of his philosophy rose above the falling rain…You change a heart…You change the world.” Sheik speaks with Tricycle about his practice.
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