Dotted Kolam (connected dots)

Created by Lata on 2007-11-06,
Palm leaves rangoli
Created by Lata on 2006-12-21,
This is a dotted kolam (connected dots).
Trilobed rangoli
Created by Lata on 2006-12-18,
This is a dotted kolam (connected dots).
Rangoli Poster
Created by Lata on 2006-05-31,
This is a dotted kolam (connected dots).
Conch rangoli
Created by Lata on 2005-10-25,
This is a dotted kolam (connected dots).
Jyothi rangoli
Created by Lata on 2005-10-17,

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
Created by Lata on 2005-10-16,

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.

The Blue star rangoli for hanukkah
Created by Lata on 2005-10-13,

For Hanukkah.

pongal vilakku rangoli
Created by Lata on 2004-01-13,
This is a dotted kolam (connected dots).
girls kolam
Created by Lata on 2004-01-13,
This is a dotted kolam (connected dots).

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