In today’s crazy world, more and more of us are turning to meditation in order to cope with the stresses and demands put upon us.
So, if meditation is your bag, then you’re going to want to have the very best meditation furniture to do so.
The following is a guide to the different options out there. Plus a few recommendations that just might fit the bill.
For those who use a yoga posture, such as an easy pose or half-lotus, then a simple thin cushion will suffice. If the cushion is too tall it can cause you to bend forward – not something that’s idea.
- The Gaiam Zabuton Meditation Cushion
For pure simplicity, you can’t beat the Gaiam Zabuton Meditation Cushion. The company have been producing yoga and meditation cushion for over 25 years now, and they know what they’re doing. The outer cover is a soft microfiber that’s removable and machine washable. And you can adjust the filling for your personal preference thanks to an exterior zipper.
- The Dharma Objects Traditional Cotton Cushion
For the choice of shape and colors, you can’t beat the Dharma Objects Traditional Cotton Cushion. It comes in a range of different sizes and is durable and looks good. It also rolls up and fits in its own drawstring bag, so is ideal if you take yours cushion out and about with you.
If a Burmese or Balinese posture is your bag, then the Zafu is ideal (also known as a Bolster or Gomden cushion).
Zafus can be found in many different shapes and sizes. The classic is a circular shape – you know, the type you see in Zen temples all around the world. But for those who require more support for the legs and hips, a wedge or crescent shape might be more suited.
Check out the following examples:
- The Peace Yoga Zafu
The Peace Yoga Zafu isn’t just comfortable, it looks great as well. It comes in a variety of different colors, is filled with buckwheat, and the cover is removable and machine washable. It also comes in a choice of sizes, so you can pick the large or small – whichever works best for you.
- The Yoga Accessories Round Cotton Zafu
If you’re looking for a vibrant, funky cushion, then take a look at the Yoga Accessories Round Cotton Zafu. The colors and pattern choices are great, and you can choose a removable cover in either silk or twill. You can also choose the filling – either buckwheat or natural cotton.
- The Waterglider International Crescent Shaped Meditation Pillow
Waterglider International’s Crescent Shaped Meditation Pillow comes in super bright colors, and is filled with buckwheat. Again, the outer cover is removable and machine washable.
Sitting cross-legged doesn’t work for everyone, so for those who prefer to kneel, a meditation stool might be in order. But for anyone who’s not particularly flexible, why not try a Zafu turned on its side. It lifts your hips up high – plus it’s easier on the knees.
- The Mudra Crafts Wood Yoga Seiza Stool
If looks combine with comfort fits the bill, then check out The Mudra Crafts Wood Yoga Seiza Stool. Made from solid pine wood, it’s sturdy yet light, and is a great ergonomic design.
- Meditation Designs Meditation Stool
The Meditation Designs Meditation Stool is made from sustainable acacia wood with a nice cushioned seat for comfort. The stool doesn’t fold, making for a truly sturdy piece of furniture.
And of course, if you don’t want to sit or kneel, then a meditation chair can be the best choice. The thing here is to ensure that the chair is the right height for you, and that it provides the best support for your back, hips, and legs.
- The Friends of Mediation Extra Large Meditation Chair
For pure luxury, as well as comfort, The Friends of Meditation Extra Large Meditation Chair is sturdy and does exactly as it’s meant to. Created by a registered yoga teacher and Osho Meditation facilitator, so as you can imagine, it’s been made exactly fit for purpose.
- The Xotic Brand Seagrass Harmony Meditation Chair
If you’re looking for a meditation chair that’s also a piece of furniture, then look no further than the Xotic Brand Seagrass Harmony Meditation Chair. It’s gorgeous! And perfectly sized to sit or kneel, and provides support for the feet, ankles, knees, hips, and back. A stand out winner in this list. We love it, and think you will too.