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ZAFU! Gesundheit.

Posted on: April 17th, 2013 by

When someone mentions meditation to me, all I can see in my mind’s eye is an old guy shouting, “SERENITY NOW! SERENITY NOW! ” But when my darling better half said she needed a Zafu to go with her Zabuton, at least I knew better than to say, “Gesundheit.”  If my rather excitable little wife wants to invest in some inner peace quality time, all I have to say is, “Yes please.” And, “How soon can that be delivered.”

For me, if push came to shove, I would admit that a little down time, meditating on, where I’ve been, where I am, and where I am going, would probably be very beneficial . . . right up to the point where I grabbed the remote to find out what the score was or the phone to order a meat lovers pizza.

However, my wife’s interest in this product led me on a merry chase as I looked for these specialty items. Imagine my surprise when I found all these products and more at MatsMatsMats.com. Did you know that the type of stuffing can make an immense difference to the meditator . . . er,  meditate- ee. . .um practitioner.  The covering come in cotton, eco cotton, silk (although if you have a silk Zabuton with a silk Zafu, I have no idea how you would keep from sliding off the mat into your Zen garden.

I also found something more along my lines with a meditation bench. (Of course I also picture me using it next to my mini fridge.) There is a Shiatsu Massage Mat there that I have been eyeballing. I wonder if I can convince my wife that giving me a massage will count as a workout for her.