Dharbai Grass/ தர்ப்பை புல் or Kusha Grass was traditionally used for making seats (asanas) for prayer and meditation. The seats made from this grass, aids in meditation and protects the person who sits on it from negative energies. This grass was mentioned in the Rig Vedas, for the use in sacred ceremoies, as a seat for Priests and the Gods. Darbhai is often used in traditional medicines, to treat various ailments and is also known for its antiviral properties. This mat is made with natural organic Darbhai grass and 100% biodegradable cotton for borders. Each Dharbai Meditation mat, has been specially crafted by our weaver artisans of Tamil Nadu.