Brightening up our doorsteps...

September 22, 2011

I love rangOli and kOlam, the traditional art of door and floor decoration. Is it art? culture? tradition? hospitality?

…All of the above, I feel!

Here is a rangoli in front of the home of my friend, Alamelu Ramaswamy:

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The colours and the warmth invite the passerby in….

The festivals of Navarathri and Deepavali are approaching, and I’ll see a variety of patterns adorning everyone’s doorstep….soon!