This season, we'd like to support our fellow practitioners, new and experienced, to create more balance in their lives. For example, with a few small touches like the ones we've suggested below, a home space could transform into a place for reflection, meditation or to simply take a moment for oneself.
We’ve asked our staff what from our Online Store might help to bring mindfulness and balance into the home. Here are a few suggestions:
This simple white
is an elegant way to uplift your space, marking a location as sacred. Approximately 10.5" long, with bamboo ribs. Bamboo stand included. Imported.
Pema’s Compassion Cards
, Pema Chödrön offers a powerful method to awaken compassion and empathy using the practice of lojong, which has been a primary focus of her teachings and personal practice for many years. In this boxed set, she provides all the tools needed to practice compassion in your own life.
It's a tea cup; it's a custard bowl; it's a
shrine offering bowl
. It holds 8 fluid ounces, measures 3-1/8" in diameter and 3" high (not measuring the lid). And it's adorable. Sold individually.
Japanese Rin Gong
Sometimes called Rin Bells (for their high musical tone), these Japanese Rin Gongs are spun brass.
measures 3/5" across the top and is perfect for marking a change in time and space in your home environment. Work time is over, practice time begins!
Life of the Buddha
Create the space for meditation with your children by inviting them to share the Dharma with you.
by Heather Sanche includes beautiful watercolor illustrations by artist Tara Di Gesu of the classic story of the Buddha's life.
Snow Globe Buddha
includes the sacred image of Lord Buddha in a way that suggests something magical. As you shake the globe, you could imagine that that all the diseases in the world are shaken loose and dispelled.
A playful and beautiful gift for any lover of meditation.
, but with a twist. 100% post-consumer-waste recycled pages. This is our favorite notebook for taking notes as we Zoom into the future. This composition book has a pleasant worn quality (it lies flat when it needs to) and a friendly feel. College ruled, lined. 80 sheets, 160 pages. Made in the USA.
Battery-powered Flameless Votive Candles
A safe alternative to burning candles, these Luminara Flameless Votive Candles
run on AA batteries and feature a realistic flicker which emulates a real flame. Features an optional timer for convenient use.
Pure Vermont Maple Syrup
We hope you’ve enjoyed these suggestions for meditation at home. After your morning practice session, you might enjoy something sweet—from our Vermont home to yours.
This pure maple syrup
has been bottled by our neighbors the Stevensons for the past five generations. It really is a better tasting syrup!