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6 Rangoli Designs and Their Types

6 Rangoli Designs and Their Types
India is multi religion country with many rituals
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.
Rangoli making is thought to be auspicious &
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.
Let’s Discuss About Rangoli Designs and Their Types
Rangoli with Dots
In this type of Rangoli, the designs are made with
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. 

6 Rangoli Designs and Their Types

Free Hand Rangoli
This is the very common type of Rangoli that are usually
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”.
6 Rangoli Designs and Their Types
Chowk
“Chowk purn” type is considered oldest Rangoli form
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.
6 Rangoli Designs and Their Types
Floral Rangoli
 This the modern
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
Pookalam”.
6 Rangoli Designs and Their Types
Alpana
 Alpana is
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.
6 Rangoli Designs and Their Types
Sanskar Rangoli
This type of Rangoli has many circles, while each of
them representing various Sanskar of the life.
6 Rangoli Designs and Their Types

Please Discuss If You Know Any Other Rangoli Designs And Their
Types!!!

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