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9 Best Kerala Rangoli Designs with Pictures

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Rangolis have different significance’s, different patterns, different thought and idea portrayed. The distinctions arise from region to region and due to different beliefs and mythological histories. In Kerala rangolis are known as Kolam. It is believed that Andal worshiped Lord Thirumal and was married to him in the month of Margazhi. Traditionally in this month spinsters wake up before dawn and draw Kolam to welcome god Thirumal.

1. God Rangoli Designs For Festivals:

Rangolis are usually done during festivals in the honor of the gods and goddesses. In the picture below we see Lord Ganesha painted with rangoli colors and then surrounded by different patterns of stars, oval shapes, zigzag patterns, etc. The color combination has a dominance of purple and mauve, they are used along with yellow, green, blue, vermilion and white.

2. Bull Face Rangoli Design:

The picture above shows us that the outline has been drawn with the help of a white chalk and then vibrant colors have been patted in-between. There are four vessels along with four faces of bull evenly drawn and they are auspicious for the people. We can also make out trees on the exterior end and a sun drawn in the middle.

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3. Rangoli Design with Different Shades:

The rangoli gives a soothing sight to eyes because of the colors combination made with different shades of yellow. The border starts with black, followed by brown and then brings in four different shades of yellow, which turn from dark to light as they go towards the pattern in the middle. The pattern on the inside has been done up with similar colors and is added with purples and mauve as well.

4. Kathak Rangoli Design:

Kathak is a traditional dance form originated from south India. The rangoli Design we see below is a tribute to this dance form and a person who performs kathak has been drawn in the middle of the rangoli. His face is painted green and he has a crown on his head which the dance form usually demands for. The portrait has been surrounded with different layers of colors in a circle.

5. Flower Rangoli Designs:

A good amount of area has been covered by men and women who have drawn a sketch to make the flower rangoli, we see in the picture below. The petals of the flowers are quite big and they have been bordered with black, painted in yellow on the exterior and brown on the interior.

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