deponti (deponti) wrote,

Brightening up our doorsteps...

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:

L rangoli 220911 D004

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!
Tags: bangalore, culture, festivals, friends, home, karnataka, pattern, photography, tradition

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