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chattra Alchi Pranayama Bolster is named for the hamlet of Alchi high in the Indian Himalayas. Alchi is home to a small, 900-year old Buddhist monastery. This temple complex has some of the best-preserved examples of Buddhist art, from walls covered with hundreds of small seated Buddhas to weathered paintings of ikat fabric decorating the ceilings. A coveted commodity along Asia’s great Silk Road, the skill and time required to dye and weave ikat is so revered in some cultures it is believed the cloth is imbued with magical powers.
Distressed ikat digitally printed in orange, purple, gold tones and detailed with orange diamond stitching. This chattra beauty is finished with illuminating orange, a color significant in Hindu, Buddhist and Sikh faiths, and festooned with a colorful tassel like those seen on the camels of Rajasthan’s great Thar Desert. 100% cotton cover, liner and firm cotton fill. So lovely your practice will be inspired.
-under the knees or ankles in savasana and baddha konasana for lower back relief and in butterfly to ease and relax groin extension
-under the knee/calf in supported savasana twist to rotate the spine, massage digestive organs, reduce back pain
-along spine or horizontally under shoulder blades for heart opening and chest expansion in savasana
-pelvic tilt and spine alignment for enhanced prana flow in seated lotus, especially nice for flexible hips
-under the upper thigh or hip in eka pada rajakapotasana for glute, groin & psoas stretching, organ stimulating, and deep fold lift & support
-added torso and head support when sinking into restorative, resting, hip and spine releasing balasana
details & care
-31”L x 9”W x 5.5”H
-100% cotton cover and liner
-zip closure & carry handle
-hand wash/line dry cover; dry clean for best results
-inner cover spot clean
-covers & tassel made in India
-USA grown cotton fill
-hand finished on order, ships within 48 hours via UPS ground