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Rangoli: Girl's best friends - flowers and diamonds
Created by Lata on 2004-01-13,
This rangoli was published on 2004-01-13.
girls kolam
Created by Lata on 2004-01-13,
This is a dotted kolam (connected dots).
Vilakku kolam - Lamp dotted Kolam
Created by Lata on 2004-01-13,

Please click on the blue arrow at the bottom of the image, to see the animation.

Parrots eating chilli peppers rangoli
Created by Lata on 2004-01-13,

Did you know that the Vitamin A in peppers brightens the birds' plumage, and the Capsaicin helps combat the intestinal problems in parrots and macaws? That is why our parrots are always fed with the best of the Serrano, Cayenne, and the chili peppers available.

Lotus kolam
Created by Lata on 2004-01-13,

According to Hinduism, the spirit of the sacred lotus lies within each human. It represents eternity, purity, divinity and is a symbol of feminine beauty and fertility. The Goddess of Prosperity - Lakshmi, is usually depicted standing on the lotus plant. The Swastik (shown in the center of the lotus kolam) has great significance in the Hindu mythology. All four arms of the swastik inspire to move forward and is the symbol of marching ahead for success.

4 - 4 kolam with parallel dots
Created by Lata on 2004-01-13,

4 - 4 : kolam with parallel dots.

This kolam has 4 rows of 4 dots each.

Girls-party! rangoli
Created by Lata on 2004-01-13,

A 15x8 dotted kolam, suitable to make for special occasions like Navratri.
Please press the blue arrow seen below the image, to see the animation.

Ganesh chathurthi vinayakar rangoli
Created by Lata on 2004-01-13,

In TamilNadu and among Tamils, the birth of Lord Ganesh is called as Vinayakar (or Pillaiyar) Chaturthi. Please click on the blue arrow located at the bottom of the dot grid, to view the animation.

Dotted Kolam - 12 - 1
Created by Lata on 2004-01-13,

12 - 1 : kolam with parallel dots

Start with 12 dots in the center and reduce dots on either direction till you reach 1.
Please click on the blue arrow located at the bottom of the dot grid, to view the animation.

Peacocks rangoli
Created by Lata on 2004-01-13,

Undoubtedly one of the most beautiful birds in the world and a native of the Indian sub-continent, it is not surprising that the Peacock was anointed as the national bird of India in 1963.

Hailing from the pheasant family, these exotic birds are cherished for their colourful plumes and eggs. The peacocks, more appropriately called peafowls, (peacock refers to the male) are found in lowland forests and hills usually in small groups consisting of one male and several females.

The primary feathers and tail are of chestnut colour and the train is green with bronze and is covered with blue and green spots that appear to be eyes. They enjoy eating seeds, grains and young cobras.

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