krishna

Rangoli: Krishna painting
Created by Amirtha Thanam on 2014-08-07,

this my painting. It took 40 hours.

Rangoli: Krishna Janmastami
Created by Jayashree Patel on 2014-01-23,

Krishna in the swing

Rangoli: The Butter Thief
Created by MeenakshiR on 2013-11-22,

I drew this Little Krishna for this year's Krishna Jayanthi. First I tried it with chalk-piece and then used ezha kola maavu on top of it. Picture is from my daughter's story book Smile

Rangoli: vennai krishnan
Created by rema.ramani on 2013-07-28,

This is the embose painting done by me. this is share with my ikolam friends.

Rangoli: Krishnan caught by his mom Yasodhai
Created by Amirtha Thanam on 2013-05-12,

This one of Pongal Rangolis in which i tried to capture some expressions of Krishna and yasodhai

Rangoli: Ram Navami rangoli - Geetha updesh
Created by Amirtha Thanam on 2013-04-10,

This kolam depicts Krishna giving Geeta Upadhesam to Arjuna. It took 16 hours to complete will upload the full picture soon ...

Rangoli: krishna
Created by Visitor on 2013-03-23,

It is a bit difficult rangoli for beginners. It took around 6 hours to complete.

Rangoli: Krishna with flute
Created by Jayashree Patel on 2012-08-23,
This rangoli was published on 2012-08-23.
Rangoli: Meera-Krishna
Created by subhasri gopu on 2011-10-27,

My kolam is about meera dreaming about lord krishna.so he come & sit on her chitar.

Rangoli: Dancing Krishna - Navaratri 2011
Created by Saranya Vijay on 2011-10-18,

Dear all,

This year we have displayed several Themes apart from the Traditional Step Golu & the Golu is spread over 2 spacious rooms in 2 floors at our residence.

THEMES DISPLAYED:

1) 64 ARTS/KALAIGAL :
Lord Krishna learnt 64 Arts from Sandeepani Muni & we have displayed the 64 Art forms ( which was prevalent during those days) with lots of hand decorated / made dolls & articles prepared at home.

2) 16 SELVANGAL
We have displayed the 16 Selvamgal -"PATHINARUM PETRU PERU VAZHVU VAZHGA" with customized dolls & the meaning of each SELVAM is depicted in our Golu.

3) 5 THINAIGAL
Sangam Landscape/Geography was categorized as Kurinji,Mullai,Marutham,Neythal,Palai & we have shown the Landscape,God worshipped during those days,People/their Occupation & the animals in those regions.

4) KOVIL & MANDAPAM DHARSHAN
We printed Huge Banners for - Meenakshi Amman Temple Background to display 3 Devigal ( we made Sulam,Veenai at home & decorated the dolls,one was purchased & 2 dolls were homemade) & 1000 Khal Mandapam backdrop for Pillayar,Murugan,Sakarathazvar sannadhi .We converted a 1 feet doll( lady face –Plaster of Paris doll) into a Kovil Gurukkal ( the doll was kept on top of a empty Gas Cylinder & hands were stitched & attached mustache/beard to give it a masculine appearance!).
We also have depicted Mahabalipuram /Farm House & Chettiar Super Market where he sells Vegetables,Fruits & runs a Juice Shop,Sweet Shop & Home Appliances shop with the help of his wife in the Kids Corner & Dancing Krishna Kolam.

We decided the Themes in the Mid of April 2011 & we started collecting dolls,materials for making dolls depending on our requirement & printed Banners,after searching a lot in the web-for our main Themes & ceiling/wall decoration was done with colorful Thoranams,Thombai to create a Divine atmosphere in the Golu Room.The entire Golu spanning across 2 big rooms/floors was arranged with the help of my Husband-who shared the Idea for all the Themes in our Golu,he helped me completely in arranging the dolls,making the dolls,preparing materials/name boards etc etc.

My Mother in Law,Mom, 80 year old Grandmother helped me in arranging the Golu,Dancing Krishna Kolam,Kasu Malai/doll decoration respectively.
Special Thanks to my 3 ½ year old Daughter Srushtika without her co-operation, this would have not been possible.
Thanks to IKolam for giving us this opportunity.Have attached few photos & couldn't accomodate all Photos of our Themes in our Golu.

Regards,
Saranya Vijay Rajan
Chennai,India

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