Flower Rangoli,Picture by ©Chitrangada Sharan

Rangoli is a traditional Indian folk art, and an integral part of Indian culture.

It’s considered auspicious to draw Rangolis, on special occasions, weddings, pujas, festivals, especially Diwali.

Rangoli can be made with rice flour, turmeric powder, coloured sand, flowers etc.

It’s a skill, which is passed on from one generation to the other.

In the picture, you can see flower Rangoli, made with lotus flower, and marigold flowers, to welcome Gods and Goddesses.

©Chitrangada Sharan