Buckwheat zafu cushion is modern meditation cushion. Before that zafu use traditional kapok-filled zafu. The buckwheat hull zafu conform more readily to each inividual’s shape and is somewhat softer. Buckwheat hulls are the outer shell of the buckwheat grain. This outer shell is too hard to be eaten by human or animals, so it is a waste product as far as food is concerned.
In recent years, buckwheat hulls have become a popular fill the zafu and other meditation cushions. The reason is that buckwheat hulls conform so well to the shape of body resulting in a comfortable and stable cushion for meditation. It is similar to sitting in a mound of beach sand and, therefore, can provide a more grounded feel. Buckwheat hull cushion do not flatten or require fluffing up. The cover is made of cotton twill fabric. Buckwheat zafu compresses very little with use. Fill with natural buckwheat hulls and is adjustable with a zipper opening. This cushion is sturdy and convenient handle for carrying. This buckwheat zafu is more durable.
If you like meditation and interested this cushion, you can buy this buckwheat zafu at the stores or check at the shops online like Amazon.com.