Not all rangoli are in simple rounded shapes. This one is a striking rangoli design in the shape of Ganesh or Ganesha, the elephant god. It is made of traditional rangoli powders in pretty, striking colours.
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This rangoli is a simple but striking design. The white elements of the design are made with dessicated coconut, which just shows what a little creativity can do!
In some areas of India, rangoli are made only with white powder, relying on their design for impact. This lovely design certainly has impact! The powder lines are made by dropping the powder through the fingers in a sort of pinching movement.