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RANGOLI

  • The origin of rangoli painting is traced to a legend recorded in the Chitralakshana, the earliest Nepalese treatise on painting.
  • When the son of a King's high priest died, Brahma, Lord of the universe, asked the king to paint the likeness of the boy so that Brahma could breathe life into him again.
  • This is how, it is believed, the first painting was made.
  • Also, the son of the king painted a portrait of a girl whom the son liked very much, although the king would not let his son see her.
  • Rangoli also became a form of self-portraiture for women.
  • And nowadays rangoli have become a ver passonate art for womens and even the mens.
  • In college culturals this art of rangoli have taken its warmth position as no.1 event where ever we see.
  • There are various types of rangoli and the details of that could be viewed in a separate link http://www.rangolikolangal.hpage.com

The below are the few rangoli designs for viewers view

flower design

Floral design


flower design

Another floral design


design

Adifferent design


design

Adifferent design


design


A Competitive design which won First prize in an association competition

For more designs and pictures see link: http://www.rangolikolangal.hpage.com