Art as therapy – Bangalore does it with daily Rangolis

Rangoli pattern from Bangalore streets, Shanthinagar

It's a privilege to walk down a residential area like Shanthinagar in Bangalore and find the streets decorated with rangolis – as if to welcome you. Art has been integrated as part of the sacred. Rangolis are made to honour and welcome gods. This is

22 July, 2010 | Views: 17310

Rangoli pattern in chalk, 5, India Photo journal

Chalk Rangoli design

Rangoli is a great way to celebrate life each day. This is street art from India. This Rangoli is made using a moistened stick of chalk. The design uses a circle as its base.

13 March, 2010 | Views: 8083


Rangoli pattern in chalk, 3, India Photo journal

learn Chalk Rangoli design

I love the simplicity of this Rangoli pattern. It is done in two strokes! The dots come later, of course. This Rangoli is made using a moistened stick of chalk. The design uses a simple square as its base.

11 March, 2010 | Views: 9314

Rangoli pattern in chalk, 2, India Photo journal

Chalk Rangoli design

Making a Rangoli everyday at your doorstep is a great way to rejoice in your creativity. This Rangoli is made using a moistened stick of chalk. The design uses a simple circle as its base.

11 March, 2010 | Views: 7020

Rangoli pattern in chalk, 1, India Photo journal

Chalk Rangoli design

It’s a privilege to walk down a residential area and find the road decorated with Rangolis, as if to welcome you :-) This Rangoli is made using a moistened stick of chalk. The design uses a simple triangle as its base.

11 March, 2010 | Views: 7226

Rangoli decorations from Bangalore streets, India Photo journal

Rangoli pattern from Bangalore, Shanthinagar

Festivals call for special Rangoli patterns, but everyday Rangoli designs are also great here in Bangalore. It’s a privilege to walk down a residential area and find the road decorated with Rangolis, as if to welcome you :-)

16 February, 2010 | Views: 13917



Nargis, Narcissus from the Daffodil family blooming in January on my rooftop garden in Lucknow,India

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