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"If the meditator is able to use whatever occurs in his life as the path,

his body becomes a retreat hut" ~Jigme Lingpa~

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Bhutanese Raw Silk Ngakpa/Ngakmo Zentra
Finest Bhutanese Raw Silk Ngakpa/Ngakmo Zentra
Our Price: £160.00

A gorgeous raw silk Ngakpa or Ngakmo zentra from Bhutan. Displays the traditional white and maroon zones and has red and blue stripes in the weave. They have a wonderful feel to them and will become softer with regular use. In recent years these shawls are becoming more difficult for us to find and our supply is always very limited.

Each shawl is hand woven and hand dyed in Bhutan. Dry clean only!
138 inches x 39 inches or 11ft 6 inches x 3ft 3 1/2 inches
100% Pure Silk Bureh
Tibetan Tiger Rug
Small Tibetan Tiger Rug - Meditation Seat
Our Price: £150.00

In stock!

These great looking hand-knotted woolen Tiger pelts are made by Tibetan artisans living in Nepal. This is currently our smallest size tiger rug and they are therefore also very popular as meditation seats. Tibetans believe that meditating on a tiger rug will protect the meditator from negative influences (both seen and unseen) and enhance the power of ones meditation practice. Tibetan rugs are also renowned for their quality and longevity and are avidly collected in the world of Asian art.

We have also found that this size is very popular with children, as they can have their own little protector in their room.

Colour: Tiger Orange with black stripes
100% Tibetan wool
100 Knots quality
length approx 3ft (measured from head to end of tail).
width approx 2 ft

Each rug is hand crafted, so they may vary slightly in colour.

Larger rugs can be viewed here
NGAKPA or NGAKMO ZEN
BHUTANESE SILK NGAKPA or NGAKMO ZEN - white, red and black stripe
Our Price: £125.00

A gorgeous raw silk Ngakpa or Ngakmo shawl or zentra. Displays white and maroon zones and also has a black stripe in the weave. These shawls have a wonderful feel to them and will become softer with regular use.

The are hand woven and hand dyed in Bhutan. Dry clean only!
width approx 3ft
length approx 8ft 10 inches
MAROON PASHMINA & SILK MEDITATION ZEN
Our Price: £89.95

A stunning large 70% Pashmina and 30% silk zen or meditation shawl. The wool comes from the changthangi or pashmina goat, which is a special breed indigenous to the high altitudes of the Himalayas. When Pashmina is combined with silk you get a much stronger and more durable fabric, whilst still maintaining its luxurious softness.

Colour: Tibetan Maroon
9 ft 6 x 3 ft 4
Sourced in Nepal.
Dry clean only
Ngakpa or Ngakmo Zentra - Pashmina & Raw Silk
Ngakpa or Ngakmo Zentra - Pashmina & Raw Silk Bureh
Our Price: £89.95

A beautiful Bhutanese zentra that is a lovely mix of pashmina and raw silk. It displays the traditional red and white stripes and also includes black stripes in the weave. It is a lightweight shawl that is very comfortable to wear. With regular use these shawls will become much softer.
107 inches x 36 inches (length approx 8ft 10)
Material: Pashmina and Raw Silk
Origin: Bhutan Dry clean only
BHUTANESE SILK MEDITATION SHAWL
BHUTANESE SILK MEDITATION SHAWL
Our Price: £85.00

A gorgeous dark red/maroon natural silk meditation shawl without tassles. These large size shawls are very comfortable, lightweight and warm. Due to the hand made nature of each shawl the colour of each piece may vary slightly.

Cold hand wash or dry clean only. Do not wash with other items.
sixe approx 8ft 10 x 4ft

NATURAL SILK MEDITATION SHAWL
NATURAL BHUTANESE SILK BUREH YOGI SHAWL
Our Price: £79.95

A gorgeous pure raw silk shawl or zenthra of rare quality for the yogin. With regular use this shawl will become softer. It is handwoven from fine Bhutanese silk.

A natural brushed silk zen with no tassles
100% Bhutanese Silk
Colour: Natural White
length approx 8 ft 6 inches
width approx 3 ft 8 inches
NGAKPA or NGAKMO ZEN  - Cotton
NGAKPA or NGAKMO ZENTRA or SHAWL - Cotton
Our Price: £69.95

A very fine quality traditional cotton zentra. Each piece displays a central white zone and is flanked by red/maroon zones. These are the best quality natural cotton shawls we have been able to source. Lightweight, comfortable and warm.

width approx 2 ft 9 inches
length approx 8 ft 2 inches

Dry clean only!
Luxury Yellow Silk Brocade Zafu
Luxury Yellow Silk Brocade Zafu
Our Price: £65.00

Exclusive to Garuda Trading.

A unique and luxurious silk brocade zafu that meditators will find extremely comfortable. They are a wonderful support for your posture when sitting cross legged on the floor and they can also be used for seiza posture. Finished with 100% natural silk brocade and filled with soft but firm natural kapok fibres. The top side has sections of silk brocade and the carrying handle, sides and underside (3rd photo) are a beautiful rich golden yellow matrix brocade.

With zipper to allow the removal of the inner filling.
Pure Silk with Kapok inner.
diameter approx 11 inches height approx 7.5 inches

Please note that each cushion is unique and hand crafted, so the top brocade sections may vary slightly in colour from the photo shown.
VARIO MEDITATION BENCH
VARIO SEIZA MEDITATION BENCH - Adjustable
Our Price: £65.00

A beautifully designed Seiza bench made from Birch. It has a large seat range with 2 adjustable heights. Seiza is the Japanese word for 'proper' or 'correct sitting' and these fine benches will allow you to sit in comfort for longer periods.

height can adjust to 17 cm and 25 cm.
seat size 40 cm x 24.5 cm.
central support 80 mm x 150 mm

For superior sitting comfort why not also try our zabutons.
BEECH MEDITATION BENCH with cushioned seat
BEECH MEDITATION BENCH with cushioned seat
Our Price: £60.00

A fantastic solid beech bench with two fixed legs. Includes fleece cushion with washable cotton cover.

44 cm x 15 cm
height 19 cm
MEDITATION CUSHION with Endless Knot Design
MEDITATION CUSHION with Endless Knot Design
Our Price: £59.95

A gorgoeus dense cotton zafu with an embroidered eternal knot design. Filled with buckwheat hulls.

Height 15 cm
diameter 34 cm
Colour: Red
Filled with buckwheat hulls
BLACK MEDITATION CUSHION with Endless Knot Design
BLACK MEDITATION CUSHION with Endless Knot Design
Our Price: £59.95

A stunning cotton zafu with a vibrant embroidered eternal knot design. Each cushion is hand filled with buckwheat hulls for extra posture support. Superb for sitting sitting cross legged on the floor and also for seiza posture.

The outer cover is finished with 100% cotton and has a carry strap,
It has quick and easy zip fastening to change the hulls of needed.
Colour: Zen Black, cover washable at 30°C.
diameter approx 30 cms
height approx 15 cms
Weight approx. 2.3 kg.
FLOWER OF LIFE MEDITATION ZAFU
FLOWER OF LIFE MEDITATION ZAFU
Our Price: £59.95

A superior turquoise cotton twill cushion with a lovely embroidered 'flower of life' design. Densely packed with fine buckwheat hulls.

Sear 28.5 cm, 14 cm high
filled with buckwheat
washable at 30 ° C
Weight approximately 2.3 kg.

Colour: Turquoise
LOTUS DESIGN MEDITATION ZAFU
LOTUS DESIGN MEDITATION ZAFU
Our Price: £59.95

A superior red cotton twill cushion with a lovely embroidered lotus flower design. Densely packed with fine buckwheat hulls.

Sear 28.5 cm, 14 cm high
filled with buckwheat
washable at 30 ° C
Weight approximately 2.3 kg.

Colour: Red
LOTUS DESIGN MEDITATION ZAFU
LOTUS DESIGN MEDITATION ZAFU - Orange Lotus
Our Price: £59.95

A superior red cotton twill cushion with a lovely embroidered lotus flower design. Densely packed with fine buckwheat hulls.

Sear 28.5 cm, 14 cm high filled with buckwheat case washable at 30 ° C

Weight approximately 2.3 kg.
Colour: Red with orange lotus flower
Ngakpa or Ngakmo Zentra - Viscose
Ngakpa or Ngakmo Zentra - Viscose
Our Price: £59.95

A popular Ngakpa or Ngakmo shawl or zentra. They are extremely soft and lighter in weight than the cotton zens we stock.

135 inches x 45 inches
Material: Viscose
Origin: Nepal
Dry clean only
Fine Eternal Knot Zafu - Maroon
Fine Eternal Knot Zafu - Maroon
Our Price: £55.00

Exclusive to Garuda Trading.

A unique and well crafted zafu that meditators will find extremely comfortable. They are a wonderful support for your posture when sitting cross legged on the floor and they can also be used for seiza posture. Finished with 100% natural cotton outer cover and filled with soft but firm natural kapok fibres. The top side displays an eternal knot, one of the Eight Auspicious symbols in Buddhism and representing the complete union of wisdom and compassion.

Colour: maroon
With zipper to allow the removal of the inner filling.
diameter approx 11 inches height approx 7.5 inches


RAW SILK BHUUTANESE BELT
RAW SILK BHUUTANESE BELT - Multicoloured
Our Price: £55.00

A gorgeous traditional hand woven Bhutanese belt. Crafted from 100% raw silk. These belts are extra wide.

Hand crafted in Bhutan.
Dry Clean Only
approx Length 5 ft
approx Width 9 inches
Portable Folding Puja Table - Garuda Design
Portable Folding Puja Table - Garuda Design
Our Price: £55.00

These wonderful portable wooden puja tables feature a hand carved Garuda at the apex. They fold away easily and are light weight to carry. Handy if you are on the move or visiting a Dharma centre. When open it creates a shelf for your Dharma text.

Hand crafted in Nepal
Material: Hand carved Himalayan hardwood.
height approx 17 inches x 10.5 inches
text cover is not included.
KULLU MEDITATION ZEN OR SHAWL - MAROON
KULLU MEDITATION ZEN OR SHAWL - MAROON
Our Price: £55.00

A fantastic shawl, hand spun in the Kullu Valley in Himachal Pradesh, India. These wool shawls are extremely comfortable to wear, lightweight and warm.

Colour: Tibetan Maroon
8 ft 7 x 3 ft 7
Sourced in Nepal.
Dry clean only
ZABUTON MEDITATION MAT
ZABUTON MEDITATION MAT
Our Price: £49.95

The perfect partner to our zafu meditation cushions. The zabuton protects the knees and feet on hard surfaces and insulates the body from cold surfaces when meditating. Our design offers excellent cushioning and posture support. Each zabuton is packed with 2 kilos of hi-density recron fibre that is securely tufted into a cotton inner cover, forming a permanent inner cushion. It is finished with a tight fitting zippered outer cover that is made from a durable 100% cotton drill. This in turn is tufted in place to give the classic zabuton shape. This zabuton will last for years as you can both refill the inner cushion and if the cover becomes soiled it can be removed and washed or replaced by simply cutting the center tuft.

Specification: 100% tufted cotton drill outer with zip. Cotton fire-retardant interliner filled with fire-retardant non siliconized recron fibre.
Size 91cm x 71cm x 6cm
Weight: 3.4Kg
Colour: Blue, Black or Tibetan Red
Fine Purple Velvet Zafu Meditation Cushion
Fine Purple Velvet Zafu Meditation Cushion
Our Price: £48.00

A unique and beautifully crafted pruple velvet zafu. You will find this a wonderful support for your posture when sitting cross legged on the floor and it can also be used for seiza posture.

Finished with cotton velvet outer cover and filled with natural buckwheat husks.

Colour: Purple
diameter 28.5 cm
height 14 cms

With drawstring outer cover to allow the removal of the inner filling.



MEDITATION BELT - GOM TAG
MEDITATION or YOGA BELT - GOM TAG
Our Price: £45.00

Fantastic hand woven Bhutanese meditation belts. When sitting for long periods of meditation these belts can help provide comfort and extra support. They are also used to aid certain yogic postures.

One size fits all.

Each belt is unique, so colours will vary.

Length approx 74 inches
Width approx 2 1/4 inches
Seiza Meditation Bench
SEIZA MEDITATION BENCH - BALANCE
Our Price: £45.00

A wonderful hand crafted solid beech bench with a beautiful design. Bring balance to your body and mind with this unique meditation support.

Material: Beech
seat range 41 x 14 cm
height 19 cm
Zen Meditation Bench
ZEN SEIZA MEDITATION BENCH
Our Price: £45.00

A hand crafted solid fir bench with a beautiful balanced design.

seat range 41 x 14 cm
height 19 cm
Yoga Mad Om Bolster
YOGA MAD 'OM' BOLSTER
Our Price: £42.95

Yoga-Mad Buckwheat Bolster supports the body and helps promote relaxation in yoga. It is filled with buckwheat hulls, providing firm support which moulds to your body shape.

100% cotton, machine washable & zipped inner & outer covers; re-stuffable inner-cover, an embroidered Om and convenient carry handle.

Specification: 100% cotton, machine washable & zipped inner and outer; with 100% buckwheat hull filling.

Size: 23cm x 61cm.
Weight: 3.9Kg
Colour: Blue, Purple or Burgundy
Buckwheat Zafu
FINE QUALITY BUCKWHEAT MEDITATION ZAFU - 6 Colours to Choose from
Our Price: £38.00

Highly recommended!

A highly recommended meditation cushion or zafu. Each cushion is filled with natural buckwheat hulls. They are a delight to sit on and provide firm support for your meditation sessions. These are without doubt the finest zafus we have seen available in the marketplace. Hand crafted in Germany.

The outer durable cotton drill cover can be removed for washing.

Three sizes to choose from:

height of cushions approx 12 cm, 14 cm and 19 cm (extra large)
seat range approx 28.5 cm

six colours to choose from Zen Red, Tibetan Yellow, Natural (White), Zen Orange, Zen Blue, Zen Black
RECTANGULAR MEDITATION CUSHION with COCONUT FIBRE
Our Price: £38.00

A wonderful rectangular cushion with cotton case and zipper. Filled with coconut fibre and cotton fleece.

Colour: Tibetan Red
36 cm x 21 cm
height 11 cm
BAMBOO FOLDING SEIZA BENCH
BAMBOO MEDITATION SEIZA BENCH - with folding legs
Our Price: £37.99

A superb bamboo meditation stool with folding legs. The perfect choice for the travelling Meditator! This beautiful meditation stool slopes forward to help get your pelvis at the correct angle. The folding legs open widely to ensure that they do not easily close when you are seated. Bamboo is lightweight and extremely robust and hard wearing!

Now with stainless steel screws and hinges.

53cm (w) x 15cm (d) - 16cm (h) at front and 18cm high at back.
Weight 1.9Kg
Buckwheat Zafu
YOGA MAD BUCKWHEAT MEDITATION ZAFU - Large (height 8 inches)
Our Price: £37.95

These large zafus are a great all round meditation cushion in a contemporary design. The cushion makes sitting in meditation easier on the knees and ankles and helps to prevent the legs from falling asleep. Ideal for lotus or half-lotus style sitting meditation postures. Superb for the novice and experienced alike.

Our Rondo is filled with buckwheat hulls, which though firmer than cotton batting are more versatile than cushions filled with kapok or cotton batting since they can shift more easily to mould to your body shape. The double cover provides strength and makes washing easier than with pleated cushions which generally have no liner.
Pleated Crescent Zafu - Buckwheat
Pleated Crescent Zafu - Buckwheat
Our Price: £36.95

Our crescent-shaped zafu slopes from 7.5" at the back to 4.5" at the front which ensures you pelvis remains above your knees, which is essential for extra  sitting comfort.

Crescent zafu cushions fulfil the same purpose as a traditional round zafu, though the crescent shape provides more support for your upper thighs, which some find more comfortable. Being approximately two thirds the size of a round zafu also makes it relatively lighter and more convenient to store and transport.

The cushion is pleated for extra durability and is filled with natural buckwheat hulls. They naturally conform to your body shape, whilst providing a stable platform to sit on. The cushion has a convenient handle for easy carrying and a hidden zip allows you to add or remove buckwheat hulls to adjust the loft to suit you.
Pleated Round Buckwheat Zafu
Pleated Round Buckwheat Zafu
Our Price: £35.99

Our pleated zafu is perfect for your meditation practice. It is ideal for lotus or half-lotus meditation postures and is the most versatile size of cushion supporting a variety of postures. There is a hidden zip that allows you to add or remove the filling to suit you.

Our cushion is pleated for extra durability and is filled with natural buckwheat hulls. The cushion has a convenient handle for easy carrying.

Specification: 100% cotton twill cover with zip access to allow top up; filled with buckwheat hulls.
Buckwheat Zafu
YOGA MAD BUCKWHEAT MEDITATION ZAFU - Standard (height 5.5 inches)
Our Price: £35.95

This zafu is a great all round meditation in a contemporary design. The cushion makes sitting in meditation easier on the knees and ankles and helps to prevent the legs from falling asleep. Ideal for lotus or half-lotus style sitting meditation postures. A superb cushion for the novice and experienced alike. Buckwheat hulls are firmer than cotton batting and are more versatile than cushions filled with kapok, as they can shift more easily to mould to your body shape. The double cover provides strength and makes washing easier than with pleated cushions which generally have no liner.

This is the smaller of the Yoga Mad Cushions. It offers a lower-profile size for those who are more flexible and prefer a cross-legged posture. The height can be adjusted to an extent by adding or removing buckwheat hulls.
LAMA BELT - YELLOW WOOL
LAMA BELT - YELLOW WOOL
Our Price: £35.00

A lovely hand crafted woolen Lama belt with braided tassles. Designed to to be worn with a shamtab and also suitable as a meditation or yoga posture belt.

One size fits all.
Colour: Yellow
Origin: Nepal

length = approx 104 inches
width = approx 2.25 inches
LAMA BELT - MAROON WOOL
LAMA BELT - DEEP RED WOOL
Our Price: £35.00

A lovely hand crafted woolen Lama belt with braided tassles. Designed to to be worn with a shamtab and also suitable as a meditation or yoga posture belt.

One size fits all.
Colour: Deep Red
Origin: Nepal

length = approx 104 inches
width = approx 2.25 inches
BAMBOO MEDITATION SEIZA BENCH
BAMBOO MEDITATION SEIZA BENCH - fixed legs
Our Price: £34.99

A superb fixed leg bamboo seiza bench. This hand made bench slopes forward to help get one's pelvis at the correct angle. It is lightweight, strong and easy to transport.

You can kneel with the stool taking the weight of your body and keep an erect and alert posture for long periods without unnecessary strain.

Size: 53cm wide x 15cm deep. 16cm high at front & 20cm high at back.

Recessed heavy duty door hinges ensure long life.

4 ply Bamboo with lacquer finish
NATURAL COTTON YOGA BLANKET
NATURAL COTTON YOGA OR MEDITATION BLANKET - BLUE
Our Price: £34.95

Blankets are a highly versatile yoga support that can be folded to provide height in seated postures and to support the head and shoulders in inversions. They can be rolled to support the neck in reclining postures and backbends; and to relieve strain on knees or ankles in poses such as the hero. They can also be worn on the body during meditation sessions to give extra warmth. Yoga-Mad blankets are crafted from 100% hand-woven cotton. They are soft and fold tightly, offering good support whilst holding their shape - which is always the key to a good yoga blanket.

Size: 150 x 200cm

Approx weight: 1.5kgs

100% handwoven cotton with AZO-free dyes

Made in India
NATURAL COTTON YOGA BLANKET
NATURAL COTTON YOGA OR MEDITATION BLANKET
Our Price: £34.95

Blankets are a highly versatile yoga support that can be folded to provide height in seated postures and to support the head and shoulders in inversions. They can be rolled to support the neck in reclining postures and backbends; and to relieve strain on knees or ankles in poses such as the hero. They can also be worn on the body during meditation sessions to give extra warmth. Yoga-Mad blankets are crafted from 100% hand-woven cotton. They are soft and fold tightly, offering good support whilst holding their shape - which is always the key to a good yoga blanket.

Size: 150 x 200cm

Approx weight: 1.5kgs

100% handwoven cotton with AZO-free dyes

Made in India
Acupressure Bed of Nails for Deep Relaxtion by Yoga Mad
Acupressure Bed of Nails for Deep Relaxtion
Our Price: £28.95

The Bed of Nails is used to induce a state of deep relaxation and dissolve tension. With over 6,000 tiny spikes it creates an effect similar to acupuncture.

100% Cotton Canvas Fabric with 20 mm Foam padding

230 Button shaped disks providing over 6,000 acupressure spikes per mat.

Double carry handle and magnetic popper closure to store safely and for easy of carrying.

Dry Clean Only

Size: 67cm x 41cm
Colour: Aubergine
MOON CUSHION
MOON CUSHION - ZEN BLACK
Our Price: £28.95

A popular crescent shaped meditation cushion with carrying handle. Many meditators prefer the cresent shaped cushion because it conforms to the natural shape of the body and thus gives extra support to the upper thighs.

Very comfortable!
Colour: Black
Densely packed with natural Kapok
Approx. Length: 47 cm, Height:12 cm
FELT MEDITATION BELT - GOM TAG
FELT MEDITATION BELT - GOM TAG
Our Price: £25.00

A wonderful traditional style felt meditation belt from Nepal. When sitting for long periods of meditation these belts can help provide comfort and extra support. They are also used to aid certain yogic postures.

Only large (200 cms) in stock.

Colour: Maroon with orange border.
NEPALESE MEDITATION CUSHION
NEPALESE MEDITATION CUSHION
Our Price: £24.95

A very comfortable square meditation cushion that is hand crafted for us in Nepal. They are densely packed with cotton fibres so that they remain firm. Square cushions are more commonly seen in Tibetan monasteries and many meditators actually find them more comfortable than the round zafu. They represent excellent value!

The cushions are approximately 18 inches square and 5 inches in height

Colour: Blue with Nepalese Rainbow border.
ZEN ROLL - MEDITATION CUSHION
ZEN ROLL - MEDITATION CUSHION
Our Price: £23.00

A great comfortable cushion with Buckwheat filling. The zen roll offers firm support for your meditation posture.

length 40 cm x 16 cm
Outer case is strong and durbale cotton drill fabric.
ZEN BOLSTER - MEDITATION CUSHION
ZEN BOLSTER - MEDITATION CUSHION
Our Price: £23.00

A fantastic rectangular cushion with strong cotton case and carry handle. Filled with buckwheat hulls and available in a natural colour.

40 cm length
15 cm height
MEDITATION BENCH CUSHION - Zen Blue
MEDITATION BENCH CUSHION - Zen Blue
Our Price: £21.50

For those of you who like a little extra support on your meditation bench. This has a washable fine quality cotton case with zipper. Filled with soft fleece wool.

Cushion measures 42 cm x 20 cm
Bench not included
BHUTANESE MEDITATION CUSHION
RECTANGULAR BHUTANESE MEDITATION CUSHION
Our Price: £19.95

A very nice hand crafted rectangular meditation cushion. Finished with a traditional Bhutanese fabric. They are lightweight and easy to transport.

Colour: Tibetan Red & Yellow Border with multicoloured Bhutanese fabric.
Densely packed with cotton fibres.
13 inches x 8.5 inches
depth 3.5 inches
Made in Nepal.
BHUTANESE MEDITATION CUSHION
RECTANGULAR BHUTANESE MEDITATION CUSHION
Our Price: £19.95

A very nice hand crafted rectangular meditation cushion. Finished with a traditional Bhutanese fabric. They are lightweight and easy to transport.

Colour: Mostly Blue with multicoloured Bhutanese fabric.
Densely packed with cotton fibres.
13 inches x 8.5 inches
depth 3.5 inches
Made in Nepal.
MEDITATION CUSHION - BHUTANESE RAINBOW
RECTANGULAR MEDITATION CUSHION - BHUTANESE RAINBOW
Our Price: £19.95

A very nice rectangular meditation cushion with a Bhutanese rainbow fabric design. Lightweight and easy to transport.

13 inches x 8.5 inches
depth 3.5 inches
Made in Nepal.
Filled with hand carded wool.
MEDITATION KNEEPAD CUSHION
MEDITATION KNEEPAD CUSHION for extra support and comfort
Our Price: £15.95

A great Buckwheat hull kneepad. Gives extra support to your knees during meditation sessions.

32 cm x 28 cm
height 4 cm
Two colours available