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Zabuton Meditation Mats – Clearance


Zabuton cushions are known for their comfort, as they provide a soft and supportive surface, helping to alleviate strain on the knees, ankles, and back when sitting for extended periods.

Commonly used as a seat cushion for meditation, and are typically square/rectangular shaped, filled with a natural kapok fiber or other soft materials.

Zabutons are often used in combination with a round zafu, a smile (crescent) zafu, or a peace bench. (usually placed on top of the zabuton).

Whether it is used for meditation, yoga, or general floor seating, zabutons provide a relaxed and versatile solution.

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About Zabutons...

Zabuton mats come in various sizes; product preference depends on factors such as personal comfort, the intended use, and the individual's body size and posture. When choosing a size, always consider ample space for comfortable seating and proper support for the body.

Our mats are widely used in meditation practices, as a relaxed and supportive surface for sitting, they are typically combined with a zafu meditation cushion. The zabuton is placed on the floor, providing cushioning and insulation, while the zafu is placed on top to elevate the hips and promote proper posture during meditation.

They are also popular for yoga or stretching exercises, providing a cushioned surface for sitting, kneeling, or lying down, offering support and comfort for various poses, and helping to alleviate pressure on joints therefore allowing for a more relaxed and focused practice.

In cultures, when sitting on the floor is a common practice, zabutons mats are generally used for floor seating arrangements They can be placed around low tables for meals, gatherings, or informal conversations, allowing individuals to sit closer to the ground and fostering a relaxed and intimate atmosphere.

Zabutons are often made with durable and high-quality organic fabrics, and filled with a soft material...kapok.


Medium, 25" x 31" x 2", 4 lb
Large, 27" x 34" x 2", 5 lb
Jumbo, 30" x 34" x 2", 6 lb
Accessories: Removable Zabuton Cover

Additional information


Medium, Large, Jumbo


Navy, Organic Navy (Deep) Blue, Organic Undyed Natural, Organic Moss, Organic Lavender, Organic Indigo


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Why You Will Love It!

  • These meditation mats provide essential cushioning for the feet, ankles and legs.
  • Enhances your meditation experience
  • Makes sitting on the floor more comfortable
  • Kapok is a more ecological and hypoallergenic alternative to the typical cotton batting zabuton

How You Can Use It

  • Zabutons are placed on the floor and designed specifically for cushioning under the meditation seats.
  • Usually used together with a meditation cushion or bench
  • Available in three sizes

What It's Made Of

  • Cover Fabric: Organic Cotton Canvas or Traditional 100% Cotton
  • Stuffing: Eco-friendly Kapok Fiber
  • Optional Removable Cover available
  • Choose from 14 colors

How to Choose a Size

We offer zabutons in three sizes. Most people are happy with the Medium. One thing to consider when you are carrying your zafu to a retreat or meditation group is ease of carrying as well as efficiency of size. A zabuton which offers extra knee room will be more of a challenge to carry. However, if that extra knee room is important to you, buy a larger mat. Some meditation halls and temples like our medium zabuton dimensions because it allows more people to meditate in a limited space.

Medium: 25″ x 31″ x 2″
Large: 27″ x 34″ x 2″
Jumbo: 30″ x 34″ x 2″

Where did the Zabuton come from?

Excerpt from Wikipedia:

A zabuton is a Japanese cushion for sitting. The kanji characters ^§^Vã literally translate to “seat-cloth-sphere”. The zabuton is generally used when sitting on the floor, and may also be used when sitting on a chair. Ordinarily any place in Japan where seating is on the floor, a Zabuton will be provided for sitting comfort. A typical square zabuton measures 50 x 70 cm (20 x 30 inches) on a side and is several centimetres thick when new.

Zabuton are found throughout Japan, and enter many aspects of the culture:

* In Zen meditation, practitioners sit on zafu which is typically placed on top of a zabuton. The zabuton cushions the knees and ankle.

* In sumo, members of the audience throw zabuton toward the ring after an upset.

* In rakugo, performers are not allowed to rise from their zabuton for the duration of their skit.

* In yose, notably on the long-running television show ShMten, comedians receive zabuton as a form of scoring.

* In jidaigeki, according to a stereotype, the boss prisoner in a jail cell receives all the zabuton from his or her cell mates.