Hiraka — BHU YOGA Natural Sambu Straw Yoga Mat handwoven in Diamond Pattern with Rubberised Backing
Challenge yourself with the comfort of a well-cushioned Hiraka yoga mat — handwoven with natural Sambhu straw, a traditional straw famous for its natural cooling. The Hiraka is our thickest mat with plenty of cushioning for the most challenging asanas.
The Hiraka is a tribute to the culture of handloom weaving and the handful of master weavers in southern India continuing their traditional craft. The striking diamond pattern is both an expression of the weaver's mastery as well as a practical innovation to add cushioning and increase the grip of the mat for the yogi.
72 inches length x 27 inches wide (6 feet x 2 ft 3 inches)
Why should you choose the Hiraka natural sambhu straw yoga mat:
- It’s gorgeous!
- You’ll enjoy the tactile response and deep cushioning of the sambu straw mat
- It’s 100% bio-degradable and a sustainable choice.
- You’ll be supporting traditional handloom weavers of rural India. Our mats are not mass-produced in factories. They’re woven on handlooms by older weavers who are some of the last few in their villages still continuing their tradition. Your orders would directly help the traditional master weavers continue their craft and pass it on to the next generation.
- It won't skid: natural rubber latex is applied to the back helping the yoga mat grip to indoor floors.
The Hiraka mat is ideal as a:
- Vinyasa Yoga and Kundalini Yoga mat
- Meditation mat
- Prayer mat or pooja mat
- Picnic mat
Usage & Care Instructions:
- Check the side of the yoga mat before laying it on the floor. The naturally rubberised back looks a bit darker than the top surface — this should go on the bottom. If you feel your mat slips on the floor, it’s likely laid out upside down so try flipping it over.
- Wipe the mat with a moist towel and let it air dry
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