Patience Zen Stitchery offers traditional and western-style meditation
clothing, monks bags and meditation cushions. These are
authentically sewn according to traditional Japanese sewing
methods. Western-style adaptations are available with some of
Unless specified, all garments are made of 100% preshrunk high quality cotton material. Linen
and linen-cotton blends are also available.
All cushions are handmade and authentically sewn at Total Dynamic Functioning Zen Temple in Los Angeles, California.
We have been sewing cushions for over twenty years and have over
thirty five years of meditation experience.
is hoped that in offering these garments to others, the seeds of Buddhism
planted in the West, will patiently, yet steadfastly, take deep
root and grow throughout America.
name of this Stitchery is in memory of and deep gratitude to Dainin
Katagiri-Roshi, my teacher for many years.
in the Dharma. Yuko