being followed of marriages, festivals and special occasion. There are many
auspicious rituals done in such occasions like lighting diyas in diwali,
playing with colours in holi, decorating house with light & flowers, making
rangoli, etc. Rangoli designs and
patterns are considered a folk art of India. They are beautifully made on the
front door, floor, courtyards, near pooja room to welcome deities & guests.
lucky for one’s family and home. This is known by different names such as alpana
in west, Bengal kolam in Tamilnadu, chowk pujan in Bihar & M. P.
the help of equal lined dots. These dots are then joined to make different
patterns or shapes such as floral, square, circle, etc. Then they are filled with
alluring colours to enhance the design.
seen in every Indian home for any auspicious occasion. These are filled with
awesome colour combination and also know by the name of “ever green Rangoli”.
in India that is even made these days on many special occasions to welcome
guest. You can widely see them on the festivals such as Gangour, Satyanarayan
katha, Chhath puja, etc. The paste is prepared
from wheat flour, vermilion & turmeric which are considered auspicious to
please any god or goddess.
type of Rangoli that’s made with the help of pretty flower petals at the house
front door. This looks quite eye pleasing and the enchanting aroma of flowers
such rose, shoe flower, marigold & lotus please everyone. You can get to
see this During Onam festival of Kerala, and this rangoli form is known “Onam
made by paste of grinned rice and just three fingers are used to make the
design. It’s popular in Bengal and especially on the Durga pooja or Diwali
occasion to please the goddess.
them representing various Sanskar of the life.