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It’s Time For Rangoli ! Know The Purpose Behind Rangoli Making

With Diwali round the corner, everyone is in the festive mood. Diwali is not only about the festival of lights but also about colour patterns being displayed in the form of Rangoli.

At this festive time, most household gear up to decorate their house not only with various light works but the best of Rangoli designs. A wide variety of materials can be used to make Rangoli designs. Usually, these things are easily available in any home such as powdered rice and flower petals. Other materials include chalk powder and coloured sand.

Other than Diwali, Rangoli can be drawn on any day of the week or just on important days such as festivals like Onam, Pongal, weddings, births and other significant occasions.

The designs are either shapes of gods and goddesses, flowers and petals or different geometric patterns. Rangoli making has passed down the generations and it is not only about keeping the family tradition alive but also preserving the art form.

Although the colour patterns drawn on the floor of the home makes the area look beautiful, the actual motive is beyond mere decoration. Rangoli is considered the harbinger of good fortune and blessings. It is believed, better the designs, more the blessings.

So, what are you waiting for !! Get set for the best designs to bring more fortune.

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