Maavilai kolam mango leaf rangoli easy


Rangoli auspicious Diwali 

2 by 2 dots maavilai kolam

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3 by 2 dots maavilai kolangal

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 4 by 4 dots mango  leaves rangoli

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 5 by 3 dots mango leaf rangoli

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7 by 4 dots maavilai rangoli

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9 by 5 dots maavilai kolam - different type

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maavialai thoranam kolam - 11 to 1 pulli design

A very simple rangoli with 11 dots .  Still three steps have been shown to explain the design.

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The four patterns are interconnected using the remaining dots

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Add bright or simple colours.  Green will suit depiction of mango leaves

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Mango leaves are considered auspicious in South India.  We invariably find toran  made of mango leaves hung on the doorways of houses during festivals like Diwali, Sankranti,  Varalakshmi Pooja and Navratri and also during  functions like house warming ,  Aksharabhyasam, baby showers etc.

So kolam with mango leaves called maavilai kolangal are also important to emphasise happy occasions in our homes.  Above what we see is a collection of rangolis using these patterns.
When drawn in white we  can decorate with geru to denote a function or festival.

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