The Kindseat: “The ultimate in meditation hardware”

November 9, 2012

The manufacturer of a new meditation bench, the Kindseat, kindly sent me a “review copy” a few weeks ago. I’ve sat on nothing else since I received it, except when I’ve been visiting my local Dharma center, and the only reason I haven’t taken it to my local Dharma center is absent-mindedness. This is, I’m quite sure, the last meditation seat I will ever buy. It’s the ultimate in meditation hardware.

What has it replaced? It’s replacing a damn good meditation bench. My current (or, I should say, previous) bench is adjustable. It was made for me by a friend and has adjustable “feet” on the front and back, so that both the height … Read more »

New in our online store

October 15, 2010

We’ve recently added some new items to our store that you might want to check out.

tara prayer flags, mediumThis set of five classic Tibetan prayer flags is hand-printed on cotton by the Tibetan Nuns Project in Dharamsala, India.

The proceeds from these sales help to support nuns who have fled the Chinese occupation of Tibet. The Tara flags are also available in a larger size.

deity prayer flagsA set of five prayer flags, with a different Buddhist deity or symbol on each (Padmasambhava, Windhorse, Milarepa, Tara, and Kalachakra).

This purchase helps to provide food, shelter, and psychological support to former Tibetan political prisoners.

om mani singing bowl and boxA beautiful singing bowl and storage box. The box features the sacred mantra … Read more »