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A Place of Stillness Blog

What makes a good Zafu?

What makes a good Zafu?

Posted by Peter Sanjaya on 17th Nov 2020

A Zafu is simply a circular meditation cushion that helps the meditator maintain a good meditative posture. But there are many zafus available, what makes a good one?First, the zafu must hel … read more
What do I need to start my meditation practice?

What do I need to start my meditation practice?

Posted by Peter Sanjaya on 9th Nov 2020

Once you find a technique that resonates with you and you find effective, you may start looking at products to help make the experience more comfortable. It's true you don't actually need any special … read more
An Experiment in Unmitigated Happiness

An Experiment in Unmitigated Happiness

Posted by David Eby on 2nd Oct 2020

Okay everyone – raise your hand if you are a fellow addict of getting things done – hooked on that wonderful feeling of accomplishment that comes from crossing things off of the “to do” list, whether … read more
Extraordinary Times Ask Us to Change Extraordinarily

Extraordinary Times Ask Us to Change Extraordinarily

Posted by Nandadevi Traymar on 4th Sep 2020

A group of friends from India recently shared a video with this wonderful quote as the prelude to an online event. Change seems to be the underlying theme of the current times. In such a short period … read more
Online Meditation

Online Meditation

Posted by Peter Sanjaya Kretzmann on 13th Aug 2020

When my dad got the MeditationBench.com domain in the late 90s, the first site built by a friend was a single page. He had been making meditation benches for almost 20 years at that point but he was s … read more