When it comes to music, it is always better to learn from a Guru. But not everyone is fortunate enough to get the blessings of a teacher, which could be because of lack of time, money or preoccupation. But there are people who pursued their passion for music and did not make excuses for not having found a Guru to learn music and their instrument. Presented below are such stories of self-learners who defied all odds to realize their dreams of playing their favourite musical instruments – all by themselves. Their determination deserves applauds. Read these real-life stories and get inspired. Who knows which story can motivate you to learn and play your favourite instrument too. Music can be your best friend forever only if you make the first move!