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zafu

[za-foo] /zæˈfu/
noun
1.
a round cushion used in Zen meditation.
See also zabuton.
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noun

a round thick cushion for sitting meditation, sometimes used on top of a mat

Examples

The zafu is ideal for lotus, half-lotus or Burmese style sitting meditation or other postures with your knees down on the zabuton mat.

noun

a round thick cushion for sitting meditation, sometimes used on top of a mat

Word Origin

< Japan. lit. sewn seat

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