Rangoli

Published: 17.05.2005
Updated: 23.06.2012
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Rangolis

Traditional household and priestly art of "drawing" intricate decorative patterns at the entrance to a home or temple or at the site of a religious ceremony.

Known as kolam in Tamil, Rangoli designs are made with rice powder mixed to a watery paste, and sometimes with flowers and various-colored powdered pulses.

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