Janmashtami is the day when Lord Krishna was born. It is celebrated with a lot of happiness and enthusiasm all over India. It is known that Lord Vishnu had reincarnated as Lord Krishna. The day is counted according to the Hindu lunar month. He was born on the 8th day and every year we celebrate it keeping the same count. Rangoli designs happen to an auspicious part of most Indian celebrations.
From Holi to Diwali, there are numerous festivals and pujas when we include rangolis. They are not just colorful patterns created on the floor, but they depict the rich Indian customs and culture of India. Let us scroll through some of the best rangoli designs for Krishna Janmashtami.
Easy Krishna’s flute rangoli
While choosing a rangoli design for an occasion, we have to think of concepts which relate to the event. In the picture below, we Lord Krishna’s flute, which is one easy and nice idea for this festival. It is accompanied with two peacock feather designs which accessorize the design here and is also related to the element. Make a rough outline of the flute and the design. The feathers have layer, one after the other and these have different shades as well. Make the design a little big if you have a problem to fill in sleeker layers of colors.
This is a lovely rangoli design which includes the Lord himself. There is a big rangoli board which has been used for this. The background color is sea-green and is light enough for a perfect base. Krishna’s body has been outlined with dark blue rangoli and then filled it with a lighter shade of blue. He holds his flue and has been accessorized with bangles and neck-piece. He also has his peacock feather in his head and there is a sun-like pattern behind his head which portrays holiness.
Flute, feet and a vessel
There are various elements related to Lord Krishna which can be incorporated for Rangoli designs. In the design below, we see floral patterns around such elements. There is a flute in the middle, feet depicting Lord’s Krishna feet and a vessel which has fallen and is dripping with some liquid. Lord Krishna is called Makhan-chor because he used to steal butter when he was a child. The spilling of liquid butter, along with his flute and feet makes a lovely rangoli pattern and makes the welcome all the more overwhelming!
Baby Krishna rangoli with Dahi Handi design
This is lovely rangoli design which has a baby Lord Krishna along with the hanging vessel. The hanging vessel depicts the festival of Dahi Handi which is celebrated in various places during Janmashtami. A vessel full of curd in hung at a height a people make human stairs to reach it and break it. This is another way to add the element in a rangoli design and beautify your houses.
Lovely canvas idea for a rangoli
This is very beautiful canvas rangoli which can be recreated with rangoli powder. There are two shades of blue which make the design prominent. The darker shade makes the background while the lighter one depicts the face. There is a cloth on his head along with the peacock feather. The flute which he plays portrays the face a little better. The design doesn’t have the facial features, but it is perfect enough to make it understandable.
Floral patterns with Krishna Rangoli
This is another Krishna rangoli which you can draw with ease. Chalk out the body with a proper outline and then fill in shades of blue accordingly. There is a floral pattern which ends the rangoli and they enhance the look of the design a little more. The flowers are colored in vermilion and the tips look pretty with other shapes. The flute looks like a stem of a flower and they are accompanied with musical notes to state that it is being played.
Intricately colored Kirshna rangoli
This rangoli design of Krishnaji shows a young boy. This design has been minutely colored and needs a lot of skills to be done. The size of the rangoli is big too, and the bigger you outline it, the neater the colors fit in. His entire attire has been added with shades of different colors which attract the viewers all the more. The crown, the accessories and the flute enhances the singular colored body. He stands in his patent posture as we have seen in most pictures.
Baby Krishna with glittered rangoli
This is a very cute looking rangoli design which has been made a little more interesting with the glittered powder designs. Outline the body of the vessels and Krishnaji. Make sure that the eyes are big enough to steal attention of the all the spectators. The colors are easy to fill it, and the depiction of curd is also apt in here. This is surely one of the best Janmashtami rangoli ideas, and will look lovely if recreated neatly.
Flute and peacock feather rangoli
This is an easy rangoli idea which you can use if you don’t want to go into much intricacy. Peacock feathers are nice options because they can be colored and make to look really pretty. Lord Krishna always have a peacock feather stuck to his hair, while the flute which has been added hear depicts the tunes of what he plays. Recreate this rangoli easily and fill in with the apt colors too!
Holy elements with Lord Krishna
The elements you see in the picture below are all used during pujas. From dhoop, to flowers, to the vessel we see in the right, we need all of it to have our pujas done properly. These elements have been incorporated in this rangoli design to give you a nice idea of how you can use them doubly – once for the real puja and once by drawing these patterns. We see the rangoli of baby Krsishna in the middle and he has been surrounded with a holy garland at the back.
This is an easy rangoli design which covers the face of Lord Krishna. He was known to have dark skin which has been represented by the black base of the face shape. It has been further added with peacock feathers and accessories. There are colorful shades of yellow, blue and green enhancing the dark color of the face.
Big radha krishna rangoli
Radha Krishna rangolis are common as both of them are always mentioned together. The rangoli design you see below need high expertise to be done and can be incorporated if you have skilled the art. You can try to make it in the smaller size and scale, but make sure that their faces and postures are creative enough to be understandable.
Radha krishna rangoli on board
This is another way of having your rangolis made. These look slightly more artistic and interesting to look at. This rangoli has been created on a rectangular base and reflects the duo perfectly. This too will need heavy expertise and styling variations. This will surely turn out to be a treat to the eyes if properly done.
Big rangoli design of krishna
This rangoli could be another choice for janmasthami since this design portrays Lord Krishna as a child. The face and hands have been based in black while the body has yellow to create the attire. There are further intricacies to making the accessories and facial features prominent. The attire has been added with coins to make it look much more interesting. There is another clothing which looks like an outer coat with creams of cream and red.
This is another Krishna rangoli which you can try to incorporate for the occasion. This has been created on a dark blue base and reflects a lighter shade of blue for the body. This has more colors which create the sun behind and accessorizes with clothes and jewelry.