Meditation Stools

Common in Buddhist culture, a meditation stool is a way to find enlightenment without your legs falling asleep. They are always made of high-quality materials so they will last an incredibly long time, usually the lifetime of the person using it. Seeking enlightenment doesn't necessarily require a stool but it certainly doesn't hurt. Take a look at our collection of meditation stools and find your center.

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Yoga meditation stool bench seiza bench

Yoga meditation stool bench seiza bench
A gorgeous meditation bench that will bring to your home soothing accents and detailed craftsmanship. Made of solid wood in a two-toned natural and espresso finish, the bench is well-balanced, and adorned with OM symbol on top.

African inspired benchstool

African inspired benchstool
A handy wooden stool for meditation is African inspired furniture is perfect for lovers of all kinds of relaxation. All in a stylish form delights, making the bench is outside the functionality also a beautiful decorative accent.

The emperor seat recycled oak wine

The emperor seat recycled oak wine
Stool made of wood in two shades. Base is reinforced with solid supports and fitted with carefully profiled seat. Ideal as footstool or extra seating in any interior. Received many positive recommendations from clients.

Meditation stool

The small, wooden and incredibly resistant meditation stool is an exceptionally practical piece of equipment for those who value meditation, yoga and other relaxation. The whole made in attractive shape is a small work of art.

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The straightforward and functional design of this small meditation stool makes it easy for you to relax and meditate. The simple construction of the bench is strong and sturdy and, at the same time, takes care of our posture.

Yoga stools

Looking for a meditation stool? This one here can be folded, which makes it easy to store and move around your house. The wooden construction is pleasant in touch and elegant.

Meditation kneeling stool

The meditation chair has specially designed recesses on the knees and feet, allowing everyone to freely position the body in the lotus position. The chair is made of wood and is available in a flesh-colored color that does not distract the meditator.

Our advice Buying Guide

Meditation is an ancient practice that has been rediscovered by the modern world. It's a big help for relaxation and relieving stress. Since meditation practice requires you to sit for a good amount of time, comfort and support are paramount. After all, it would require extra effort if you are not in a comfortable position.

For many, a meditation stool is a perfect companion. Keep in mind that meditation stools come in many varieties. If you are not sure what to look for, you'll likely end up confused. To help you with that, this article is going to be a buying guide for meditation stools.

What types of meditation stools are there?

There are three basic categories for meditation stools including the standard, folding, and toadstool.

  • The standard comes with a platform and two supporting legs. It's the basic type, and it's straightforward to use.
  • The folding meditation stool is similar to the standard except the legs can collapse. This allows the meditation stool to have a thinner profile when folded, making it easier to store and more portable. It's an excellent choice if you are fond of going to a different place to meditate.
  • The toadstool has a different look as it comes with a platform and only one supporting leg. It's an excellent choice if your preferred meditation position is kneeling.

What are meditation stool cushions filled with?

When choosing a cushion for your meditation stool, the most significant factor to consider is the filling. Below are some of the popular meditation stool cushion fillings:

  • Buckwheat Hulls - For many experienced practitioners, this type of filling is perhaps the most popular. As the name suggests, the filling comes from the hull of a buckwheat grain. The reason why it's prevalent is it features a distinct feel. It's as if you are sitting on sand. The filling also allows the cushion to conform to the shape of your body. However, it may be a bit firm compared to other types of fillings for meditation stools.
  • Kapok Fiber - This type of filling is a bit firmer than buckwheat hulls. Nevertheless, it's a natural fiber, it’s mildew resistant, mold resistant, and hypoallergenic. On the downside, Kapok fiber tends to compress over time.
  • Wool - This type of filling does not compress, and it's also lightweight. It's durable while being comfortable. Since it's softer, it may allow for blood to flow even as you sit and meditate. However, some practitioners find wool as too soft.
  • Cotton - A filling that is perhaps the most economical choice. It's also soft and comfortable. On the downside, it's not a very environmentally friendly material. It also clumps and flattens after a while.
  • Inflatable - This type of cushion requires air. You can either blow the air in or use a pump. This type of cushion has the advantage of being very portable.


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Designed by talented Japanese artisans, this beautiful meditation bench can also be successfully used as a convenient shower stool. Crafted of waterproof teak, the bench comes with a shapely seat, and spread legs with a stretcher.

Meditaion bench or stool designed to be compact lightweight and

Meditaion bench or stool designed to be compact, lightweight and comfortable

Pedicurist stool

An aesthetic traditional low-profile meditation chair with a dark brown-finished wooden frame. It has tiny square feet and a back with a cylindrical thick padded top rail. Upholstery is of quality red fabric with a bit lighter floral design.

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A lovely set of 2 meditation stools that will, surely, come in handy around your house. Each stool is crafted of hardwood, offering a functional design consisted of an adjustable top, allowing you to easily set your favorite angle.

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Black Marble Meditation Stool

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Meditation Stools / Seats - Handmade

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Black Dragon Meditation Stool

Pi meditation bench

Pi Meditation Bench

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Plans to build your own stool to sit on and be in the now.

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Spalted maple and yellow cedar meditation stool

Spalted Maple and Yellow Cedar Meditation Stool

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Meditation not only sharpens the senses, soothes but improves health and concentration. For it you may need a wooden stool for meditation, of course, made of ecological bamboo wood. For those who have a problem with cross-legged seating.

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Meditation Everyday, a seating option inspired by the levitating yogi and his meditation capabilities :)

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Folding Meditation Stool

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Seating from IFDA 2008. Meditation Bench by Sehwa Bae (Korea)

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Teak Asian Shower Bath Meditation Stool

Kindseat Adjustable Meditation Seat (Black) with Non-slip Cushion

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Adjustable tilt style meditation stool by theyankeewoodsmith

Adjustable tilt style meditation stool by theyankeewoodsmith

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The Pi meditation bench is made for more difficult meditation positions. It is a hand made product, which is finished by the water-base poly finish, and has the countered legs.

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Meditation stool. Constructed of wooden slats, minimalist as it should be. Offers a wooden board to sit on - on a floor level - and a backrest, just in case you'd need some support for your back. Unfinished. Zen-friendly :)

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$149.00 Teak Meditation Stool.See More Meditation Benches at

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Forget about enlightenment. Sit down and listen to the wind singing in your veins. Feel the love, the longing, and the fear in your bones. Open your heart to who you are, right now. Not who you'd like to be, but the being right here before you, inside you

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Luxurious meditation stool

Pi meditation bench

Prayer/Meditation Stool, £30.00

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folding meditation stool

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How to Sit On A Meditation Stool

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Meditation Stools to help Your Posture, Australian Made, Products Page

Bag for folding meditation stool

Bag for Folding Meditation Stool

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A fantastic way for decorating your living room, sun room, or bedroom. This shabby chic ottoman can be successfully used as a comfy footstool or an extra seat - filling your home with bohemian charm. The top is beautifully adorned with colorful floral embroidery.

An elegant and minimalist design that puts ikea flat pack

An elegant and minimalist design that puts IKEA flat-pack furniture to shame! // Furniture Fanatic: Flat-Pack Rocking Stool

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Yoga-y space. bend-y tunes - Music to the Ears of a Yogi,

Adjustable tilt meditation stool big foot by theyankeewoodsmith

Adjustable Tilt meditation stool Big Foot by theyankeewoodsmith

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Meditation is a great solution to our troubles, stress and health. Sometimes we spend meditating for a long time and would need a wooden meditation stool for our comfort. You can also do that alone, which will make your meditation time even more particular.