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meditation clothing

custom made meditation clothing for formal and informal zazen, made in the fabrics of your choice. 


$195 for many fabrics

black with 4 pleats. wrap belt included in same fabric as robe.

standard fabric is a polyester/cotton broadcloth blend, good for all seasons, and easy care.

cotton and other fabrics slightly more.

robe is usually worn over kimono. jubon is optional.


$450 for polyester georgette.

traditional soto zen monk's. rinzai style also available. includes shiken (belt), also sold separately.

koromo     shiken


available in black and some other colors. 3/8" cord loop


$95 for poly/cotton broadcloth.  $105 for 100% cotton.

white, grey, or other colors.  poly/cotton broadcloth blend. obi included with first kimono, if ordering a set.

worn under robe, often with a jubon underneath.



white. fastened with velcro


jacket style also available, with ties and slimmer sleeves, at $70

our jubon has kimono sleeves.

polyester/cotton batiste.   heavier fabrics available.

worn under kimono to give a more polished look and to prevent frequent kimono washing.

summer sitting shirt
$70 for polyester/cotton. 

linen and other fabrics slightly more. jubon-like short sleeve shirt with ties for informal summer practice.

shirt's collar keeps rakusu of your neck.
samu set

samu set
jacket and pants
$170 for summer weight poly/cotton broadcloth blend. 
100% cotton and heavier fabrics slightly more.

shown in linen. available in many colors of fabrics.

can be made with standard pants or korean styled pants.

samu set

korean styled pants
$90 and up, depending on fabric.
100% cotton and other fabrics available for slightly more.

shown in silk noil.

these super baggy pants are copied from a korean style, great for sitting, yoga, and martial arts.

asymmetrical cut

samu jacket

samu jacket
$80 for poly/cotton broadcloth blend.
$100 for silk noil.
other fabrics available, costs vary.

shown in linen.

black or other colors. denim costs vary.

worn for zazen and/or work period. often worn with jubon underneath.


okesa with zagu and bag

$450 for machine made.

$1500 for hand sewn.

prices may vary for special order fabrics.

zagu alone

$75 for machine made.

$150 for hand sewn.


$195 for most fabrics.
available in black and other colors.
brocades from $200

rinzai style also available.

rakusu rings

rakusu ring
starting at $30

more for exotic and rare woods, if available

rakusu kit

rakusu kit

includes instructions for sewing, all pieces cut out, ring, and thread for pine branch. all you add is sewing thread and your time.

rakusu bags

rakusu bag

black silk outer with polyester brocade inside, or made to your specifications. size is 7" x 10.75", approximately.

kesa bags $35.

custom clothing

custom clothing

custom clothing in traditional styles also available. jackets and vests in silks, rayon, or other fabrics.

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filled with 100% cotton. two shapes available.  30"x30” and 36"x27"

(shown with black zafu).


zafu shell, not filled, $20

filled with buckwheat hulls. black or other colors and has a carrying strap. can be embroidered with your name at no charge if requested. standard diameter is 16". weight, approx 6 lbs.


mudra rest

this zafu-shaped rest is approximately 5" in diameter, lightweight, and fits in your kimono sleeve!


support cushions
$20 and up

filled with cotton, made to your specifications

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oryoki cloth

oryoki cloth set

all colors available.

altar cloths

altar cloths
starting at $15 for 16" x 16"

custom made to your request


$250 and up

filled with cotton batting.  cover is removable for cleaning.

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custom items

do you need something not listed above, perhaps we can help.

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we emphasize personalized service. please contact us to discuss fabric availability. for clothing items, the measurements below will be required.

"nape" is the back of the neck where the collar of a dress shirt attaches to the body.

  1. nape of neck to top of ankle
  2. nape to waist
  3. nape to wrist, with arm outstretched
  4. chest
  5. waist
  6. hips, at the widest part
  7. height

measuring tips
do not measure yourself.  have someone else take the measurements.
do not pull too tight.

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buddhaplease contact liz at to discuss fabrics and place orders.

payment accepted includes u.s. personal check and paypal

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about zabu zabu

bodhidharmazabuzabu began in 2000 in europe. since then, we have made hundreds of custom made items for zen students, centers, and teachers in europe, israel, south america, and the u.s.

now relocated to taos, new mexico, we continue to provide high quality and prompt service, making authentic zen clothing in a traditional way.

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