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Uttana Dwadashi festival story and rangoli

 Utthana Dwadashi is celebrated in Karthika month on twelfth day after new moon ( shukla paksha dwadashi ). On this day Lord Vishnu married Tulsi Maa.  She is called Vrinda  It is believed that those who perform this Puja get Punya of kanya dhan. Story ( Katha ) Vrinda was the daughter of Jaladhar , a king.  He antagonised all Gods since he had a boon that he would be all powerful till Vrinda got married.  Lord Vishnu disguised Himself as her husband.  She became angry and turned him into Saligram .   He turned her into Tulsi plant.  Lord Vishnu was very impressed with Vrinda and promised to marry her every year on Karthik month shukla paksha dwadashi.  This festival is called Tulsi Vivah or Utthana Dwadasi . Try this traditional Puja room rangoli for the festival Place 4 dots in eight directions Tulasi Pooja rangoli design - the following images show the steps  Tulsi vivah rangoli with chukki - another step Decorate with kaavi colour as we usually due for auspicious occasions A simple

Rangoli for Diwali Lakshmi Puja

Traditional rangoli for Diwali decoration , also for Lakshmi Puja Place 4 dots in eight directions as shown in the picture below.  An eight petal lotus or ashta dhala padmam type of rangoli .  We can also draw for Friday or other auspicious occasions and festivals. Chukki rangoli for Pooja room step by step  A compact dot grid will result in a compact rangoli.  We can decide the space among the dots based on the space available and the occasion too.  For example if we want to draw it inside the Pooja mandir or on a manai ( plank ) we can go far a compact dot pattern. Central and outer patterns can be changed according to our imagination.  I have tried to keep them simple. Decorate with kaavi and place lamps around the rangoli   If you are looking for Pooja room muggulu , poojai arai kolam you may book mark this design.

Diwali Laxmi Puja rangoli Lakshmi Pooja

 Draw this traditional rangoli for festival Puja .  The beauty of this kolam is that the lines are drawn just outside the dots , curved lines that is .  So when the muggu is completed we can see a beautiful pattern of dots.  This design too belong to the lotus kolam variety.  Apart from Diwali we can draw in the Pooja room for Friday and auspicious festivals like Dasara Place 4 dots in 16 directions From the inner most dot draw lines outside dots as shown Using the inner most dots connect the edges of the lines .  A different type of chukki rangoli Decorate with kaavi ( geru ). Draw Feet of Goddess Lakshmi welcoming Her inside.  Also we can imagine that the Feet represent Lakshmi Maa who is standing in the kolam making it more auspicious.  If you are looking for rangoli for Pooja ghar you can try this.  Decorating it with this design the Puja ghar or mandir should give positive vibes.

Diwali big rangoli designs with colours

 The following step by step pics show how to draw a big and easy rangoli for the festival. The dot grid is 15 to 8 but the design is very simple. The images will be self explanatory If you want chukki rangoli design 15 to 8 ,  easy rangoli with dots 15 to 8 , 15 pulli kolam with colour for joyous festivals like  Deepavali and New Year , you may try this Images of white rangoli give the steps so that beginners can learn  We need not fill the entire rangoli with colours , only colourful lines as shown in the image below are sufficient. We have to decide which pattern to fill completely and which to fill with colourful lines.  The thumb rule is that the main rangoli should not be unclear.  Place diyas on all sides to enhance the beauty

Diwali easy rangoli step by step

 A simple rangoli sans dots , drawn in white for festival decoration .  The step by step images should be self explanatory .  Add colours or kaavi . This simple without chukki rangoli can be drawn in 10 to 15 minutes.  If you have good quality colours , you can draw directly with bright colours.  For the basic design on colour can be used and the patterns /motifs used for decoration can be with different colours. Two types of patterns have been used , two or three different and matching colours can be used for each pattern.  Place diyas on the edges of the star without smudging the decorations. If you are looking for simple rangoli for Dhanteras this rangoli may be of use Rangoli sans dots are called pulli illatha kolam in Tamil Nadu  Also as a small rangoli without chukki for Dasara festival 

Diwali simple rangoli designs for home

One of the most popular patterns either for the centre design or for expanding the rangoli is the star design.   We should have an inventory of patterns that we plan to use when we create a without chukki rangoli design or in other words , free hand rangoli . This will ensure that various combinations are possible , of course the patterns chosen should match .  The result is the number of rangoli we can create is infinite.   That is one of the reasons , I have been creating and sharing for the past 10 years. Another reason is the passion I have for this art .  I just do not get tired and bored.  Add to it the encouragement and  motivation given by the viewers on social media through their messages, comments and feedback.   I am pleasantly surprised that kolam as I call it ( for my mother it was muggulu ) has become so popular.  Step by step pictures for a star based easy rangoli for the festival Use of geometric patterns in rangoli .  Two inverted triangles form a star.  A simple way t