Category: Meditation Clothing

The Making of a Rakusu

Many weeks in our Vashon Island workshop, Lidunn handcrafts beautiful rakusu. In this case from a few years back, she re-purposed a Japanese obi into a custom rakusu for a customer. A shortened version of Buddha‚Äôs robe, the rakusu is a symbolic garment worn by Buddhist practitioners. Its form has evolved over centuries, incorporating elements… Read more »

Samue Clothing

Samue is the traditional clothing worn during daily work by Japanese Buddhist monks. Samu¬†refers to daily work that is done with mindfulness. This can include any work, such as gardening, cleaning or daily chores. Samue Clothing The pieces are¬†typically made from cotton or linen in dark colors, such as brown or navy. The style is… Read more »

Holiday Gift Guide

Thank you for considering giving the gift of meditation to your loved ones this year.¬†This is a¬†gift that can truly last a lifetime.¬†For a little holiday inspiration, we’ve highlighted a few of our favorite¬†gift ideas below.¬†Wishing you a warm and peaceful holiday season. Holiday Gift Guide Our Meditation Starter Set is a great gift for… Read more »