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Rangoli is an art form native to Nepal,India and Bangladesh (known as Alpana) in which patterns are created on the floor in living rooms or courtyards using materials such as colored rice, dry flour, colored sand or flower petals. It is usually made during Diwali or Tihar (collectively known as Deepawali), Onam, Pongal and other Indian, Bangladeshi and Nepalese festivals related to Hinduism. Designs are passed from one generation to the next, keeping both the art form and the tradition alive.
The various names for this art form and similar practices include Kolam in Tamil Nadu, Mandana in Rajasthan, Chowkpurana in Chhattisgarh, Rangoli in Karnataka, Alpana in West Bengal, Murja in Odisha, Aripana in Bihar, Chowk pujan in Uttar Pradesh, Muggu in Andhra Pradesh, Golam kolam or kalam in Kerala and others.Rangoli’s most important element is Utswdhermita. These are auspicious symbols that have a central role in the design.
Rangoli is one of the best ways to celebrate life and its colours. Here are some latest rangoli designs for Diwali. Decorate your home with these rangoli or make peacock rangoli designs for Diwali competition.In our app, we have fatured top & rangoli designs right Peacock rangoli to flower ragoli’s. Wooden Rangoli Designs, Glass Rangoli designs, Alpana Rangoli designs, Sanskar Rangoli designs, Free hand Rangoli designs, Dotted Rangoli designs, Chowk Rangoli designs and Flower Rangoli designs
The purpose of rangoli is decoration, and it is thought to bring good luck. Design depictions may also vary as they reflect traditions, folklore and practices that are unique to each area. It is traditionally done by women. Generally, this practice is showcased during occasions such as festivals, auspicious observances, marriage celebrations and other similar milestones and gatherings. In Nepal, Colorful rangoli are made from dyes and are lit up at night outside peoples homes and businesses.
Rangoli designs can be simple geometric shapes, deity impressions, or flower and petal shapes (appropriate for the given celebrations), but they can also be very elaborate designs crafted by numerous people. The base material is usually dry or wet powdered rice or dry flour, to which sindoor (vermilion), haldi (turmeric) and other natural colours can be added. Chemical colors are a modern variation. Other materials include colored sand, red brick powder and even flowers and petals, as in the case of flower rangolis.
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