5 Easy And Beautiful Rangoli Designs For Diwali
Looking for Diwali rangoli designs? Take a look at this curated list of Rangoli design videos and create a work of art yourself
By Monali Bordoloi • 2 min read
Diwali is incomplete without colourful and detailed rangolis near the entrance of your home and in your puja room. This ancient art is known by different names in different parts of India, it is called Alpana in East India and Aripoma or Kolam in South India.
This year, while you are creating a rangoli for Diwali, tell your child about the origin of this beautiful patterns and let them to try their hands on a mini version of a Diwali rangoli. You will have cute little Rangolis around the house and it’s a great way to bond with your child.
Origin of rangoli
It is believed that rangoli or drawing of colourful patterns near the entrance of homes originated in India. Apart from festivals like Diwali, rangolis are also adorn homes during occasions like weddings and pujas.
According to legend, Gods are attracted towards beautiful rangolis and visit homes which has detailed rangolis adorning their doorways.
On Diwali, most people draw elaborate rangolis in front of their doors to invite the Gods to visit their home.
There is no limit to the materials that can be used to create your rangoli. Traditionally, rice powder is used to draw intricate patterns on the ground. Coloured rice is another option for your Diwali rangolis. Other options are coloured sand, chalk powder, quartz powder or even flower petals. Yes, you can flower of different colours to create your Diwali Rangoli. In fact, you can make Instagram-worthy Diwali rangolis with easily available flowers like marigolds.
Here are a few curated YouTube videos on Diwali rangolis. Take a sneak peek into these for inspiration before you start creating yours!
This Diwali, unleash your creative side and try one of these amazing techniques to create a rangoli. Don’t forget to get your children to join in the fun! Share your Diwali rangoli images with us!
Also read: Top 10 Diwali Decoration Ideas For Your Home
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Written by Monali Bordoloi on 11 November 2020.
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