Rangoli in different provinces
Rangoli art is an adornment or decoration that has different names in different provinces of India; for example, purna in Uttar Pradesh, mmandn in Rajasthan, aripan in Bihar, Bengal alpana in Maharashtra, rangavallie in Karnataka, kKollam in Tamil Nadu, muggu in Andhra Pradesh, alikhthap in Kumaon, kolam in Kerala, and saathiyo in Gujarat. There are many variations on these rangolioan. In Maharashtra, rangoli are drawn on the doors of homes so that evil forces attempting to enter are repelled. During the festival of Onam in Kerala, flowers are laid down for each of the ten days of the celebration, the design growing larger and more complex every day. In Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka, the kolam is drawn upon the ground or floor daily. The designs are geometric and symmetrical shapes but the materials used are similar rangoli: rice flour or slurry is used. In Rajasthan the mandana are painted on walls. Mmandne, various festivals, major festivals and can be categorized based on seasons. Different shapes depending on the size of it also can be shared. Kumaon's "writing beat 'or in a variety of plotting symbols Thapa, artistic designs, Bellbutoan is used. Alikhthap of society apart - separated by different groups - different icons and art media is used.