Diya Rangolis

Diwali Rangoli
This rangoli was published on 2006-01-12.
Karthigai deepam rangoli

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Karthigai Deepam kolam

This is a dotted Karthigai deepam rangoli, and the strokes are animated to show the drawing procedure.
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Twinkling Diwali lights rangoli

Deepavali / Diwali is celebrated by the hindus world-wide. The word "Deepa" means "light" and "avali" means "a row", which makes Deepavali the "festival of lights". Traditional Rangoli motifs adorn the front-yards and entryways of every house. People light earthen lamps called "diya" on this day, and thank the goddess for the wealth and happiness that she has bestowed upon them.

On this day, people visit friends and relatives and also exchange gifts and sweets. Diwali teaches us to drive away the ignorance, the darkness around us and to uphold the true values of life.

Here is a dotted rangoli; dot count is 19x3. In the following rangoli pattern, after the outlines are drawn, the rangoli is colored with bright color powder. One could also make use of flowers or colored rice for coloring.

Diwali Kolam

Deepavali or Diwali is celebrated by the hindus world-wide. The word "Deep" means light, and "avali" means "in a row". Deepavali is known as the "festival of lights". Traditional Rangoli motifs adorn the front-yards and entryways of every house. People light earthen lamps called "diya" on this day and thank Goddess Lakshmi for the wealth and happiness that she has bestowed upon them.

On this day, people visit friends and relatives and also exchange gifts and sweets. Diwali teaches us to drive away the ignorance, the darkness around us and to uphold the true values of life.

The pattern shown here is an example of a Diwali kolam/Rangoli. After the outlines are drawn, the design is colored with bright colors.

Jyothi rangoli

Deepavali, also known as Diwali, is celebrated by the hindus world-wide. The word "Deepa" means "light" and "avali" means "a row", which makes Deepavali the "festival of light". Traditional Rangoli motifs adorn the frontyards and entryways of every house. People light earthen lamps called "diya" on this day and thank Goddess Lakshmi for the wealth and happiness that she has bestowed upon them. On this day, people visit friends and relatives and also exchange gifts and sweets. Diwali teaches us to drive away the ignorance, the darkness around us and to uphold the true values of life. This Rangoli pattern shown here is an example for anyone who wants to make a Rangoli. After the outlines are drawn, the rangoli is colored with bright powdered dyes/colored sand.

Diyas rangoli

Deepavali / Diwali is celebrated by the hindus world-wide. The word "Deep" means light and "avali" means "a row" which makes Deepavali the "festival of lights". Traditional Rangoli motifs adorn the frontyards and entryways of every house. People light earthen lamps called "diya" on this day and thank the goddess for the wealth and happiness that she has bestowed upon them. On this day, people visit friends and relatives and also exchange gifts and sweets. Diwali teaches us to drive away the ignorance, the darkness around us and to uphold the true values of life. This Rangoli pattern shown here is easy for anyone who wants to make a Rangoli. It has 6 rows of dots altogether and in each row there are 6 dots. The finished design has 4 "diyas" or the clay lamps pointing in different directions. After the outlines are drawn, the diyas are colored with bright colors.

Lamp kolam

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The Flames rangoli

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Ahal - Lamps for Diwali rangoli
This rangoli was published on 2004-01-13.

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