Rangoli, also known as kolam or Muggu, is a folk art from India in which patterns are created on the floor in living rooms or courtyards using materials such as colored rice, dry flour, colored sand or flower petals. It is usually made during Diwali, Onam, Pongal and other Indian festivals. They are meant to be sacred welcoming areas for the Hindu deities. The ancient symbols have been passed down through the ages, from each generation to the next, keeping both the art form and the tradition alive.
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  • Snapchat celebrates the Indian festival of Diwali

    … Google has had Diwali-special doodles before, so Snapchat joining the fray is hardly surprising. Moreover, the platform has even introduced a special font in India for the section, inspired by traditional color motifs on the floor called “rangolis.” “We receive a lot of requests from Snapchatters all around the world, asking to cover different…

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