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Significance of Kolam

Discussion in 'Chitvish on Hindu Culture & Vedanta' started by Chitvish, Jun 22, 2006.

  1. poornavaidhi

    poornavaidhi New IL'ite

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    can any one tell me about a kolam called Sriramgam Kolam which when drawn everyday in the pooja, will help us buy a house? how to do it?
     
  2. ArunaRSanthosh

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    chitra mam

    I have heard about the significance of kolam from my amma, i am hearing it from u again, in our house we still use rice flour for the kolam and my amma used to be so happy as she provided food for the cute ants.....
     
  3. Chitvish

    Chitvish Moderator IL Hall of Fame

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    Aruna, I use ric flour in puja room, but in the common space in front of our flat I mix kola mavu because ants are "prohibited"!!:biggrin2:
     
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    Hallo Chitra Aunty,

    Is there any significance of a 'retta (double lined kolam)

    i have seen some mamis draw a shankhu and chakram-is it supposed to be outside or inside the hoise?i have drawn a palagai kolam once in my MILs house-but forgot how to do it?Can u kindly help in these ?my mom used to draw a 'PULLI(DOT)" KOLAM-it used to be so nice-a thamarai(lotus)/i do not how to do it?any chance of helping me?
    any other specific kolams u know aboy also would be welcome?

    ThankYou once again sincerely

    Radhika

     
  5. jankits

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    i want to hv hirudayakamalam kolam using beads. i want to know if u hv the design
    jankits
     

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