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This beautiful zabuton is named for Alchi, a hamlet 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.
Generously sized zabuton provides leg and knee support and cushioning during meditation practice; can also be used in shoulder stand and other asanas. Meditation is even more divine when paired with a chattra zafu. So lovely you won’t want to put your chattra meditation cushions away.
Distressed ikat digitally printed in orange, purple, gold tones and detailed with orange diamond stitching. Features a hand-crafted tassel. 100% cotton cover crafted in India; integrated handle. Fully lined with 100% cotton liner. Filled with US grown cotton. Orange detailing: learn about the meaning of orange in Hindu, Buddhist and Sikh faiths. Divine in any home practice or studio interior.
chattra zabutons are hand finished on order and ship via UPS ground within 48 hours of order receipt.
Zabuton details & care
- 28”L x 28”W x 2.5”H
- 8 pounds
- 100% cotton cover, digitally printed, machine embroidered
- 100% cotton liner
- cover and liner zipper closure
- integrated carry handle with tassel
- outer cover machine wash cold, line dry; for best results, dry clean
- inner cover spot clean
- covers & tassel made in India
- cotton fill grown in USA
- assembled in USA