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Diwali Rangoli Designs – Traditional Way of Decoration

We are lucky being in country like India. Our nation is full wit fasts and festivals, fast is the symbolism of devotion towards god and festival represent happiness. Often there many festivals in our culture but few are major. Some great festivals like Diwali, Holi, Janmashtmi, Nagpanchmi, Rakshabandhan, Basant Panchmi and Baishakhi etc. are celebrated widely.

But in all the festival personally I give preference to Diwali. Actually Diwali is the festival of light and light represent knowledge because world is nothing without knowledge. Knowledge is everything. So the festival Diwali leads us go towards knowledge leaving darkness.

On the occasion of Diwali we all specially clean our homes, offices and decorate it in variety of ways. There are many ways to decorate homes and offices but rangoli is special art in Diwali.  We decorate our homes with special Diwali rangoli designs. Rangoli is the traditional art and symbol of our culture. Rangoli are made in all happy occasions to make places more attractive.

I hope you all are waiting for winter to celebrate lovely and best Diwali festival. This year we will celebrate it on 3rd November 2013 on Sunday. Following are some Diwali rangoli designs, may be helpful to make your rangoli.

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Rangoli – A Traditional Art & Symbol of Hindu Culture

Rangoli is very famous traditional art from India, it is also known as Kolam. Rangoli are the decorative designs to give attractive look to living rooms, floors etc. Rangoli is also the symbol of Hindu religion. We have passed from old to new generation but our culture is still alive, that’s the Bhartiya Samskriti (Indian Culture). There are variety of culture in the world, many cultures appeared and went according era. Our culture is safe and will be forever. Rangoli is called Kolam in Tamilnadu, Mandana in Rajasthan, Chowkpurna in North India, Alpana in West Bengal, Aripana in Bihar and Chowk Pujan in Uttar Pradesh (UP).

When we see our calendar, find that each day is the festival. Means to say we are living in the nation which is full of fasts and festivals. Rangoli plays main role in every festival. Rangoli decorates our homes to celebrate the special day. There are few great festival like Holi, Diwali, Janmastmi, Nagpanchmi, Baishakhi etc. we decorate houses with various rangoli designs. These rangoli are made with dry coloured rice, dry coloured flour and flower petals.

Here I am giving some rangoli designs that may be helpful to decorate your home in festivals and on any special occasion. If you have any suggestion please feel free to comment. Thanks!

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