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Heritage Pongal Kolam

Heritage Pongal Kolam

I learnt this Kolam very recently and got to know that this is usually drawn during pongal time in earlier days.  In Old Times, most of the houses will contain ‘Central Courtyards’ which acts like a heart of the home. This central courtyard architecture helps to live a life by… [Continue Reading]

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Four Square Neli Kolam

Four Square Neli Kolam

This is a simple Neli kolam which follows the repetitive pattern of a square joined by 4 dots. This is very easy to try and at the same time, this repeated four square Neli kolam Pattern looks lovely in the floor. Dots Pattern – Straight Dots 10 x 4, 4… [Continue Reading]

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Deepam Kolam with Dots

Deepam Kolam with Dots

This is a simple Deepam Rangoli made using dots (Neli Kolam). We can draw this on any auspicious day or during festival times. Dots pattern can be easily understood by looking at the kolam image. Just that, the photo was taken during sunset, so it was little unclear.

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Straight Dots Pattern Neli Kolam

Straight Dots Pattern Neli Kolam ( 15 to 1)

  Though Neli Kolam or Sikku Kolam is difficult to draw, it is truly worth trying them out. It blends the simplicity form and this kolam can be considered similar to “Rat Maze”. You have to concentrate really hard to travel through the lines and nobody can tell the starting… [Continue Reading]

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More Easy Neli Kolam Patterns

Easy Neli Kolam Patterns

What to name it – A Big Confusion !!! I created this beautiful Kolam by repeating easy Neli Kolam patterns and flowers in it. It is good to see that I’m slowly mastering the symmetric shape. Truly I was not sure whether to tag this Kolam under Neli Kolam or… [Continue Reading]

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Neli Kolam - Deepam Design

Neli Kolam – Border Pattern Design

Border Design with Diya/Deepam & Lotus Yesterday I visited a temple and saw similar design drawn out there. Wanted to try the miniature version of this Neli Kolam border pattern and here it is !!! And I would admit that the one drawn in Temple was too good and I… [Continue Reading]

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