1. Darbha Grass or Kusha Grass is scientifically known as Desmostachya bipinnata, commonly known in English by the names Halfa grass, Big cord grass, and Salt reed-grass, is an Old World perennial grass, long known and used in human history. 2. In Ayurveda, Darbha grass is also used as a medicine to treat dysentery and menorrhagia, and as used as a diuretic (to promote free flow of urine). 3. Since Vedic age, Darbha grass is treated as sacred plant and according to early Buddhist accounts, it was the material used by Buddha for his meditation seat when he attained enlightenment under Bodhi tree. 4. This grass was mentioned in the Rig Veda for use in sacred ceremonies and also to prepare a seat for priests and the gods. 5. Darbha or Kusha grass is specifically recommended by Lord Krishna in the Bhagavad Gita as part of the ideal seat for meditation. 6. It is believed to block energy generated during meditation from being discharged through our body (mostly through legs and toes) into ground. 7. This Dharba grass mats are handwoven by old age artisan in rural Dharba or Kusha is a highly sacred tropical grass which ancient sages of India used to meditate on it. 8. This Dharba grass Yoga mats are made up of 100% cotton fabric finish & hand woven by old aged rural artisans with their pure love. 9. We are providing Dharba grass yoga mat with back rubberized so it gives good underneath surface grip. 10.This is 100% Bio Degradable mat can protect our lovely earth unless other PVC materials.This is light weight mat and can be used for both indoor and out door practice. 11. This Mat can be Hand washed and to be dried in sun light.