Dotted Kolams

Tulasi kolam

The Tulasi (Ocimum sanctum or the Holy basil) which has several medicinal properties is considered to be a holy plant, by many hindus. The courtyard of every hindu household in India is supposed to have a planter in which Tulasi is grown, and is worshiped everyday. Tulsi leaves are part of the offerings used for Vishnu puja.
Please click on the blue button at the bottom of the dot-grid to start the animation.

7 - 1 kolam with interlaced dots

7-1 : kolam with interlaced dots

Start with 7 dots at the center and reduce the dots on both sides as shown.
Please click on the blue arrow located at the bottom of the dot grid, to view the animation.

 Bean border

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3 - 1 kolam with interlaced dots

3 - 1 : kolam with interlaced dots

Start with 3 dots in the center and reduce dots above and below.

3 - 1 kolam with interlaced dots

3 - 1 : kolam with interlaced dotsStart with 3 dots in the center and reduce dots going up and coming down

7 - 1 kolam with parallel dots

7-1 : kolam with parallel dots

Start with 7 dots at the center and reduce the dots on both sides as shown.
Please click on the blue arrow located at the bottom of the dot grid, to view the animation.

8 border

Please click on the blue arrow located at the bottom of the dot grid, to view the animation.

3 - 3 kolam with parallel dots

3 - 3 : kolam with parallel dots

This kolam has 3 rows of 3 dots each.

3 - 3 kolam with parallel dots

3 - 3 : kolam with parallel dotsThis kolam has 3 rows of 3 dots each.

7 - 1 kolam with parallel dots

7-1 : kolam with parallel dots

Start with 7 dots at the center and reduce the dots on both sides as shown.
Please click on the blue arrow located at the bottom of the dot grid, to view the animation.

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