zafu

zafu

[za-foo]
noun
a round cushion used in Zen meditation. See also zabuton.
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Main Entry:  zafu
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a round thick cushion for sitting meditation, sometimes used on top of a mat
Example:  The zafu is ideal for lotus, half-lotus or Burmese style sitting meditation or other postures with your knees down on the zabuton mat.
Main Entry:  zafu
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a round thick cushion for sitting meditation, sometimes used on top of a mat
Etymology:  < Japan. lit. sewn seat
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