Zafu shopping in Toronto
August 19, 2008 8:56 PM   Subscribe

I'd like to get a zafu and zabuton[?] for meditation, but I'd like to actually sit on a couple to find out what I find comfortable. Where can I try out and buy a zafu and zabuton, in person, in or near Toronto?
posted by mendel to Shopping (4 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
 
Are there any meditation groups near you? Mindfulness? Zen? Here in my area, a local yoga studio actually rents out space to a meditation group, and also carries the zafu and zabuton for sale.
I would think that members of a group near you would be able to point you in the right direction, if they purchased theirs locally.

Hope this helps!

- Bill
posted by willmize at 6:31 AM on August 20, 2008


Surely there are plenty of Zen groups around Toronto, maybe you could contact them?

But - owning zafu and zabuton won't help you meditate better, and I think that's kind of counter to the spirit of the thing. Use your pillow.
posted by borkingchikapa at 6:34 AM on August 20, 2008


borkingchikapa: Maybe so. But here I'm asking about where to find a particular kind of store in my city.
posted by mendel at 7:02 AM on August 20, 2008


I don't know your area but I often see them in the new age type bookstores. Try calling some of those.
posted by BoscosMom at 1:15 PM on August 20, 2008


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