Astraware Sudoku - It's a different kind of Zen

Step-By-Step Solution:

Initial Grid

                    
First step - add in all possible valid pencilmarks.




Number 4 is the only value possible in cell (7,2).









Number 1 is the only value possible in cell (8,2).









Number 6 is the only value possible in cell (9,2).









For row 1, number 4 is only possible in cell (4,1)









For row 5, number 4 is only possible in cell (8,5)









For row 4, number 4 is only possible in cell (3,4)









For column 2, Number 2 is only possible in cell (2,8)









For column 7, Number 2 is only possible in cell (7,7)









For box 7, Number 9 is only possible in cell (1,8)









For column 6, Number 3 is only possible in cell (6,5)









For row 5, number 2 is only possible in cell (4,5)









For row 9, number 2 is only possible in cell (6,9)









For row 9, number 9 is only possible in cell (4,9)









For column 6, Number 9 is only possible in cell (6,4)









For column 8, Number 3 is only possible in cell (8,9)









Number 7 is the only value possible in cell (9,9).









Number 8 is the only value possible in cell (9,7).









Number 5 is the only value possible in cell (8,8).









Number 8 is the only value possible in cell (8,4).









Number 5 is the only value possible in cell (7,4).









Number 7 is the only value possible in cell (3,8).









Number 8 is the only value possible in cell (4,8).









For row 6, number 8 is only possible in cell (5,6)









X-Wing in columns for 7.









Number 6 is the only value possible in cell (2,1).









Number 8 is the only value possible in cell (6,1).









Number 3 is the only value possible in cell (7,1).









Number 9 is the only value possible in cell (9,3).









Number 8 is the only value possible in cell (7,3).









Number 1 is the only value possible in cell (9,5).









Number 5 is the only value possible in cell (5,5).









Number 6 is the only value possible in cell (1,5).









Number 9 is the only value possible in cell (2,5).









Number 9 is the only value possible in cell (7,6).









Number 3 is the only value possible in cell (9,6).









Number 6 is the only value possible in cell (5,9).









Number 5 is the only value possible in cell (3,9).









Number 1 is the only value possible in cell (3,6).









Number 3 is the only value possible in cell (3,3).









Number 7 is the only value possible in cell (1,4).









Number 1 is the only value possible in cell (1,1).









Number 7 is the only value possible in cell (5,1).









Number 5 is the only value possible in cell (6,2).









Number 7 is the only value possible in cell (2,2).









Number 5 is the only value possible in cell (1,3).









Number 1 is the only value possible in cell (4,3).









Number 6 is the only value possible in cell (6,3).









Number 1 is the only value possible in cell (5,4).









Number 5 is the only value possible in cell (2,6).









Number 7 is the only value possible in cell (4,6).









Number 3 is the only value possible in cell (1,7).









Number 6 is the only value possible in cell (3,7).









Number 5 is the only value possible in cell (4,7).









Number 7 is the only value possible in cell (6,7).