All fridays i make special kolams,coz my father fasts for amavasai this friday, I post a picture of the freshly cultivated paddy field near my home just 10mts away. Me and my mom enjoy it in evenings everyday, despite all our relatives complaint of being so hostile. The morning sunrise is a spectacular scene here!!!
This kolam a small version of chariot kolam is called as maada kolam by my aunty. Pulli details are marked on red at the sides
A simpler free form lotus creeper, can be decorated also with a shangu design on both sides.
This is a collection of small kolams with 7,6,5,4 middle dots i.e "idai pulli" for beginners.
A special maa kolam for tamil new year. The kolam is scratched for food at some places by the squirrel and its kids, which has a roost in our coconut tree. I tried to hide a part of the scratch, but could not hide small ones.
"Thamizh puthandu vaalthukal"
This is a line kolam for tamil new year. The basic design for this kolam is from the Meenakshi temple "sudhai sirpam" with naaga design, seen on the roof after being painted newly for the kumbabishekam.
This one is a simple chariot kolam with some free hand drawings mixed. The pulli details are marked on side in red. "vaa" letter represents "varisai".
Inspired by Rajamma aunty's "ezhai kolam", I tried a small version of it, with some modifications on the special day of Sri Rama navami.