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A Place of Stillness Blog

Thanksgiving  -The Day After-

Thanksgiving -The Day After-

Posted by Nandadevi Traymar on 27th Nov 2020

If you have been following Meditation Bench’s posts closely throughout the year, you probably know by now that our shop manager - Jaya - and I are both from Argentina. Argentina, like many other count … read more
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