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