Rangoli is a traditional folk art, adorned on floors during Festive seasons like Diwali, Dussehra, Ganesh Chaturthi, Navratri, Onam, Pongal and it is considered sacred. Meant to welcome deity and repel evil forces which ushers happiness and prosperity. Rangoli is also called by different names in different regions of India like kolam in Tamil Nadu, Alpana in Bengal and Maharashtra, Pookalam in Kerala, Mandana in Rajasthan, Aripan in Bihar, Saathiya in Gujarat but fondly as Rangoli throughout India. Designing is based from geometrical shapes to diyas, ganesha and bird’s patterns with rice flour, slurry, powder colours and flower petals in combination to portray exclusive designs. Over the years the styling of the rangoli art has transformed manifold from traditional back wrenching motifs to readily available stickers while the essence of the euphoria still remains in handcrafted designs.
Witness Indian unity in diversity in the designs of rangoli and have an edge above others. Take a meticulous, creative and artistic journey of this dazzling tradition based on various rangoli themes, images, ingredients and patterns required to achieve particular type of rangoli.