Rangoli in Nepal: 10 Best Rangoli Designs For Tihar 2019 / Tihar 2076
Importance of Rangoli in Tihar.
We can see people making rangolis on the floor, inside or outside or both of their houses, offices, and other institutions during Tihar. Rangoli is a part of this festival. It has been one of the traditions in this occasion. The tradition of making this art has been passed from generations to generations. Rangolis are prepared in this auspicious festival for many reasons. Rangolis are the arts that are beautifully designed on the floors of the houses and business offices during this festival but not only that, it also holds a great significance behind the preparation of Rangoli in Tihar.
Tihar which is also commonly known as Dipawali is a festival of lights where every Nepalese are in a mood of celebration. People lights their houses by burning ‘diyos’ and other lighting bulbs with different colors while kids and youths visit their houses to play ‘Bhailo or Vailo’ and gets sell roti and money in return for the owner of the house. From crows to the dogs and cows, we worship them all in this festival. We also celebrate Laxmi Puja, Govardhan Puja, and Bhai Tika. Each of them has their own rituals and meaning. These are the traditions that make this festival so special and beautiful and making rangolis to decorate the floors of the houses and offices makes it even more beautiful.
What is a Rangoli?
Rangoli is an art that is made with different colors of dry flours, colored sand and with flower petals ( exceptional) on the floor inside or outside of the houses or any offices. Rangoli can be of different colors. The most common colors used while making Rangoli are red, blue, yellow, green, white and orange. Similarly, rangolis are made of different sizes and designs. We can see many colorful rangolis of different shapes and sizes during the festival.
Why are rangolis made?
One of the most common answers you will get to this question is to add a certain decoration to the house and add more beauty to what has already been a beautiful showcase by the glow of colorful lights and burning Diyos. Yes, this is one of the reasons behind the preparation of rangoli. One of the purposes of behind the preparation of rangoli is the decoration of the houses and others. Besides, Rangoli is also believed to be made to bring good luck to the family or to the houses and offices where they are made.
How is Rangoli made?
We do not need any scale or rules or any kind of measurements for the preparation of rangoli. Rangoli is a freestyle art with the common designs with different. Shapes and sizes. Rangoli is made by taking a pinch of colored powder and designing freely through index and thumb fingers.
Rangoli in Tihar.
We can find a lot of houses decorated with rangoli during this festival. Some even make rangolis inside the house. Rangolis can be made of different shapes and sizes with varieties of color. By now, we all know that one of the main reasons behind the preparation of rangoli is for the decoration of the house. They just make the house more beautiful and colorful. Those beautiful designs are usually made by the girls. Women are the professionals in this art, they are the ones who prepare rangoli. The tradition of making rangolis has been passed from generations, the new designs come with new generations and this special art is so fun to make that it has been intact to this modern generation as well.
Similarly, this art is prepared to welcome the good luck to the house and businesses where they prepare it, but the main reason behind the preparation of this beautiful and wonderful art is to welcome Goddess Laxmi ( the Goddess of money). The 3rd day of Tihar is the day of Laxmi puja. This is the day when we worship Goddess Laxmi. We also prepare Rangoli on this day to welcome Goddess Laxmi and bless us for our healthy and wealthy life. This is one of the reasons behind the preparation of Rangoli in Tihar and probably one of the significance of the preparation.
For this belief, people design rangolis during Tihar. So to welcome good luck and to welcome Goddess Laxmi and bless us with good health and wealth and never to suffer from the lack of wealth is the actual reason behind this tradition of making it which is also the reason for the significance of preparing Rangoli during the festival of lights, Tihar (also Dipawali).
Now we know that why rangolis are made and why are they important in Tihar. Besides its importance, it’s a time when people show their skills and ideas while preparing rangoli. We can see different types of rangolis with different sizes and shapes with more beautiful and creative designs every year. We get to see the new creativity while preparing this wonderful art.
We can conclude that Rangoli is prepared with different designs to add more beauty to the decoration of the houses and business offices. It has been one of the traditions of this festival but more importantly, it has been a necessity for the ritual. So to conclude, we can say that the main importance of the preparation of rangoli is the beauty and the auspiciousness. The most common designs for this art is a flower shape while some can be in geometric shapes. These rangolis are usually made at night and lit up by putting a diyo at the middle.
Hence, Tihar is the time when every house is lit up bright and glowing brighter than ever. The whole of Nepal will be glowing for all 5 days of the festival and people can be seen in a festive mood celebrating with their family and friends. While every corner and alleys to the whole Nepal look beautiful at this time, making rangoli just adds more charm and beauty to the festival and makes it more colorful which makes Tihar more special and beautiful.
Here are 10 Best Rangoli Designs For Tihar 2017 / Tihar 2074 Tihar. Rangoli in Nepal is widely used in the festival of Tihar. Tihar is one of the most widely celebrated festivals in Nepal. Tihar is known in the world over as a festival of lights. It is a 2nd greatest festival of Nepal. it is a festival for the worship of goddess Laxmi (Laxmi), goddess of wealth. With loads of firecrackers and lights, the day is celebrated with much fervor and enthusiasm by people of all age groups. However, one cannot refute the role of colors in this festival. People buy new clothes and gifts and decorate their houses with a multitude of colors. All the images credit goes to another blog. We don’t own these images.
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This is another beautiful Rangoli for Tihar to be crafted at the doorstep of your home. This type of rangoli design is perfect when you don’t have enough time to make rangoli. It takes short than other rangolis.
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This is a unique rangoli design for brightening Tihar. It lured to the goddess of Tihar, Laxmi Maa. It is one of the most beautiful Tihar rangoli.
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This is a most popular rangoli in India and Nepal during the Tihar or Deepawali festival, especially for the day of Laxmi Puja. Contrasting yellow, pink and blue colors makes it beautiful rangoli. Image source:
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Here you can see the Hindu Lord Ganesha, on a bright red backdrop, is the central figure of this design that makes it beautiful and brightens Tihar Rangoli design.
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This is a rangoli design where one can put 7 pointed stars formed by a variety of geometric patterns. This design is perfect for Tihar festival making brighten.
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A Tihar is incomplete without brightening Diyos. Here you can see symbolic Diyos. This is another Rangoli Designs for Tihar. Image source:
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A Tihar is not like Tihar without brightening Diyos. This is another beautiful Rangoli Designs for Tihar. Image source:
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This is one of the most popular rangoli design making with flowers. It can suit your home. It’s easy to make. image source: