Author Archive for mtaney

mtaney Email: michaeltaney@gmail.com
Website: http://michaeltaney.com

Moved to northern Vermont (Karme Choling area) in 1992. Works at Samadhi Cushion part-time: product pics, edit website, SEO development.

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zafu rescue

I was visiting my mother recently in the house where I was raised and where the family has lived since 1958.  While I was browsing the web on the laptop she keeps in the kitchen, she saw the Samadhi Cushions website and asked me what it was.   Then she told me there was an old meditation cushion in an upstairs closet.  Turned out to be a zafu that she gave me for Christmas back in 1982 or so. My name is written on a label that was added to ... continue reading

the oldest zafu

Couple of years ago one of the folks working at Samadhi Cushions found one of our zafus at a yard sale on the other side of the state and bought it just for fun.    We have it from our president Jeanine Greenleaf that it dates back to the company’s first or second year, ca 1976-77. Most of the time it stays up on a shelf in the shipping department, but once in a while we let it hang out with its old pal Pencil Sharpener and watch the rain fall on ... continue reading