Pongal, also known as Sankranti is one of the most auspicious festivals of Hindus. And people celebrate pongal by creating rangoli patterns in their house. Rangoli patterns are usually symmetrical and beautiful and it is believed that goddess Lakshmi will see these rangoli designs and bless the family with wealth. The designs are created by mixing rice powder with different colours and hues.

Pongal Rangoli  Designs

The themes followed for rangoli designs vary from geometrical designs to the use of motifs which symbolizes plants and animals. Celestial bodies are also depicted in rangoli designs. Pongal festival denotes prosperity and joy. The origin of this tradition started in the state of Maharashtra in India; however, now it is very popular among other countries also. This art is transferred from the older generations and this does not require any formal training. Here we have a collection of top 10 rangoli designs for pongal/sankranti:

fabulous rangoli designs 1. The floral design in the middle of this fabulous rangoli design is quite unique and is encircled by the lotus flower design. The usual pink lotus has been manipulated and purple and orange shades have been used in this design. This design is quite simple yet very apt for the festival day.

flower rangoli patterns designs 2. This pongal rangoli design with dots seems a bit complex than the first one. A lot of colourful shades are used in this wonderful design. The unusual use of shades makes the design unique. The flower patterns in the design make it more attractive.

latest rangoli designs for sankranthi 3. This latest design is bright with shades of pink, blue, orange and green. This design is quite difficult from the above simple rangoli designs that we discussed. This unique design adds more color to the festival.

rangoli designs with dots 4. This design seems to be more colourful with bright blue coloured base and yellow, purple, green and pink shades. The use of colours in a different manner makes the design pretty.

flowers rangoli design 5. This design is quite easy. The different coloured flower patterns used in this rangoli design makes it special. This simple design can decorate your home in a simple way.

bright blue rangoli design 6. This Rangoli design is beautiful with its bright blue base. This simple design makes the festival appear more colourful. Beginners in the field of rangoli design can also try this one.

simple rangoli designs 7. This simple rangoli design can make anyone the star of the day. The yellow, green, purple and saffron combination over the grey base makes the design simply fabulous.

peacock rangoli designs 8. This one is a beautiful rangoli design with a peacock at its center. The vibrant colors used in this design make it more attractive. The peacock is drawn using bright colors like yellow and orange. Beginners can also experiment with this simple design.

green rangoli designs 9. This unique design is attractive because of the bright green and yellow shades used. This design is quite simple.

pattern rangoli designs using shapes 10. The floral pattern looks very apt for the day and a lot of colors are used. The beauty of this design lies in the subtle colors used. Anyone with a bit of practice can do this design.

We hope you love these designs and do share with us what you think about these rangoli designs.

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  • Malika

    Wow!! beautiful and colorful design!! nice collections :)

  • Sandana

    Nice collection shabby they are so beautiful i like them nice share …

  • preethicute

    They are so beautiful shabby i will try them in the coming pongal thanks for sharing :)

  • Tarani

    Nice article shabby this desgins are good i like to know the way to make them ..

  • Thanmayee

    Wow they are so good i like the first do you know the patterns ???