How to use a Meditation Cushion Zafu


Zafu!How can I use my meditation cushion or also known as zafu.

A translation of zafu is a cushion for sitting.  Za means sitting or “sit” and Fu means cushion.   A bolster, a long pillow or cushion that provides support.  Also, strengthen, reinforce, boost, fortify, renew; support.

Catspaw Cushions uses traditional buckwheat hulls to fill the cushions so that the meditation cushion supports and fits your body.

These illustrations are created by Matt Holman © 2012


Sukhasana simple cross legged position 

Cross Legged Pose


Open Shoulder Pose








variation of Savasana chest opening

Virasana – Supported Hero Pose (lay zafu flat or on side)

Hero's Pose


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