Rangoli Designs – What Is Their Significance?

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Rangoli designs are made on the floor and the only way to do it is to squat, bend over or sit on the floor. Early in the morning, the women of the home bathe and then indulge in the rangoli ritual. This provides an excellent exercise to the abdominal muscles and arms. More importantly, the process of joining dots and lines is pretty complicated. So, when you make a design, you cannot help but concentrate on the art. This provides a kind of meditative effect early in the morning and purifies the entire body and mind.

Secondly, art is a therapy. It is a great way of reviving dull spirits and spreading cheer in the body and mind. Performing an art form, be it of any kind including music, dance, painting or rangoli, is a deeply satisfying. Happy hormones are triggered in the brain which spread a feeling of wellbeing in a person. Also, this art form enhances creativity in a person. When a woman begins her day by making a rangoli, her creative juices are triggered and they help her manage her household more efficiently. There can be no better way to begin your than indulging in an artistic form and Indian culture has naturally created a way to make this happen. So, these designs are not just for making your house look welcome; they are also meant to purify and energize your body, mind and soul.

Thirdly, the mythological importance of rangoli designs cannot be subjugated. It is believed that these designs welcome deities who bring luck, wealth and prosperity to a household. In a way, this concept can be proved scientifically as well. If you relate luck, prosperity and wealth to positive energy forms, the mystery unravels. This art form uses bright colors which are instantly captivating. When a person visits your home and sees the design at your doorstep, he feels good about the art and so, the negative energies in him are subdued. Also, the use of antiseptic natural materials such as turmeric in the designs spread positivity in the air and keeps negative energies at bay. Finally, there is no ill will because of this art form even from little creatures such as ants because they are happy and satisfied with the rice flour used in making rangoli. Universal coexistence is promoted.

The symmetric shapes, the beauty and the uniqueness of these designs bring only goodness into the home. It does help that making rangoli designs is great fun as well. You are cheered and you feel good every time you see your artwork. It really helps to keep your home happy and positive in its own way. The profundity of Indian culture and deep rooted traditions is astounding. Practicing the rituals definitely leads to better health and a happier life.

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