Do You Know The History Of Rangoli?

Do You Know The History Of Rangoli?-naadle
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Rangoli is one of the most popular among the Indian women, which is mainly drawn and painted in front of their houses using different colour powder and different shades of colour powder.  The word Rangoli is originated from India but it is also seen in countries like Bangladesh and Nepal.Do You Know The History Of Rangoli?-naadle

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In ancient times rangoli was drawn using powdered rice, colour flour, flower petals and colour sand and other such naturally available materials. The Rangoli was drawn everyday morning when the courtyard was cleaned and washed. Special and elaborate rangoli was done during the festivals such as Diwali, Onam, Pongal and so on.Do You Know The History Of Rangoli?-naadleThe word Rangoli was derived from Sanskrit word Rangavalli. it means a layer of colours. It is believed that the first rangoli was done during the time of Chitralakshana. The son of a priest from the king’s court had died. Lord Brahma asked him to draw the portrait of the boy which was done. Then the Lord gave life to that drawing and that is believed to be the first rangoli. The Rangoli was common aspects during Ramayana and Mahabharata. Lord Rama was welcomed with all his people painting rangoli on the roads of Ayodhya. We have to know that all Gopikas painted rangoli in the remembrance of Lord Krishna while he was away. The entire day remains fresh and lively.
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