Decorative designs made of clean swept floors of
living rooms or courtyards during Hindu festivals
a white outline of the design is marked out with
chalk or rice flour, which is then filled with
coloured powders or flowers.
decorating a freshly made cow dung courtyard
a doorstep in Udaipur
a modern approach, household paint!
Teachers from the village school at Pachewar invited us in
to see the rangoli designed by children in three different classes.
It is a competition, and I am very glad we didn't get asked
to be the judges. All beautifully done - who could choose?!!
little diya lights complete the design of this rangoli