Looking for a perfect meditation cushion with beautiful design and ethically produced from 100% organic cotton? Then have a look at our zafu and crescent meditation cushions!
Our collection of meditation cushions improves your posture, gives you comfort and support, and helps your spine maintain a natural curve.
Why do we need a meditation cushion during meditation?
We recommend meditating with an appropriate cushion as human spines have different degrees of curvature.
The shin bones, the hip, and the knees form different types of alignments depending on the skeletal structure.
Some people can easily sit on the ground with their hip bones aligned with their knees.
Some are more comfortable with their shin bones and hip aligned, and the knees joints at a lower level than the hip bones.
These postures are easier to maintain for quite some time.
Because of our lifestyle, most of us have our knees more elevated than the hip bones.
In these cases, support to sit on is mandatory, and a meditation cushion can be very helpful.
You can now sit comfortably for extended periods of time. Naturally, being comfortable is imperative while we meditate, otherwise, our mind will be bothered by the pain and discomfort of our sitting position.
You can use the meditation cushion also under your thighs if you need less height.
In this way, you will have a bit of an elevated position but not one where the knees are substantially elevated relative to the shin or hip bones.
No matter how flexible you are, sitting on a hard surface may not be very comfortable after a few minutes. Therefore many people use a meditation cushion just for comfort.
Different needs, different types
When choosing a cushion for meditation you need to pay attention to its height, sturdiness, and shape.
Just like you need a proper mattress for a good night’s sleep, a high-quality yoga meditation cushion is a must if you want to establish a consistent practice.
The purpose of the pillow is to help you sit firmly and comfortably during your meditation.
First, look at a seat height that suits you. It depends on your height and flexibility.
The height of Samarali pillows is 17 cm, but if you have been meditating for a while or practice yoga regularly, this will be too high.
That’s why we offer cushions where you can adjust the filling to your own preference.
As a result, you can adjust the height to your own specific level of comfort, and it will help to keep your posture straight.
The shape of the pillows also depends on your body shape and flexibility. If the lotus position comes easy to you, the Crescent shape is often the best.
You can also remove the extra filling just to tilt your pelvis forward a little bit. The advantage of a crescent mediation cushion is that it gives more support to the thighs, and provides a little more tilt of the pelvis.
If cross-legged sitting is comfortable for you, you can opt for the Zafu round meditation pillow.
Some extra perks
The cover and the inner fabric of each pillow are made of organic cotton with GOTS (Global Organic Textile Standard) certification, which stands not only for biological raw materials but also for fair and social working conditions.
The outer cover has a handy carrying strap and a zipper all around the bottom of the cushion that makes it really easy to remove for washing.
With a range of colors and designs, there is always a cushion that suits your personal needs and meditation spot.
Sustainable in all the stages
It’s not just the end product that matters. A product has different stages of creation that involve various stakeholders.
People bring energy and care to that product. It’s fundamental for us that each step goes through, following our values and ethics.
The packaging, too, has a huge impact in terms of sustainability and matters to us as the final product.
All our products are paper wrapped and shipped in paper-based packaging.
Since we aim to minimize our carbon footprint, we constantly look for solutions to bring us to a carbon-neutral state.
We, therefore, encourage you not to throw anything into the trash; everything is perfectly recyclable.
If you are interested in purchasing our meditation cushions wholesale for your yoga studio or a yoga retreat, we are happy to offer very competitive prices for large quantities. If needed, we can provide the cushions without filling.
To request the wholesale agreement, please fill in the form on the wholesale page, and we will get back to you as soon as possible.
Take a comfy seat on one of the Samarali accessories – it’s for your own benefit!