Designs Rangoli is a traditional decorative folk art from India, meant as sacred welcoming areas for the Hindu deities. The ancient symbols have been passed on through the ages, from each generation to the next, thus keeping both the art form and the tradition alive. The patterns are typically created with materials, including colored rice, dry flour,(colored) sand, salt, glitter, coffee power, flower petals and even fruits! Rangoli design is thought to bring good luck, traditionally done by women, but over the years modern additions have been adapted. Generally, this practice is showcased during occasions such as festivals, auspicious observances, celebrations of marriages and other similar milestones and gatherings.
Rangoli in India belong to any province, the folk art, so its elements are taken from the public are common. Rangoli’s most important element is Utswdhermita. For this, auspicious symbols are selected. Thus the symbol for generations as they are made – and is required to make these symbols.
Traditionally, each new generation learns the art and thus a family keeps the tradition intact. Some major symbols used in Rangoli are the lotus flower, its leaves, mango, Tue vase, fish, different kind of birds like parrots, swans, peacocks, and human figures and foliage. Oftentimes Rangooli are made on special occasions like Diwali. Some special patterns for Diwali Rangoli are the Deep, Ganesha or Lakshmi. (from Wikipedia)