Iyengar padi kolam patterns steps thru images


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These type of padi kolam use curved lines instead of straight lines , the result a beautiful pattern emerges.
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It is a tradition to draw at least two lines either simultaneously or separately

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The next step in the rangoli , it expands outwards through curved lines

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One more set of lines to make it a pair
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The centre can be decorated with a lotus design

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Again the rangoli expands outwards as shown in the next few photos
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The position of the hand can be watched in the next two images to draw the pattern.  Though there are many ways to draw a pattern I have tried to follow a simple method to make it easy for those who want to learn.  For those who have knowledge of these patterns , they can be drawn with fewer steps

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Spirals and dots decorate the outermost gaps .  As is the norm ,  these designs depend upon our imagination

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These beautiful padi kolam can be drawn on Fridays and for Navratri 

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