Rangoli designs for dussehra/navratri

Navratri is one of the biggest festivals celebrated in India. In Sanskrit, Nav-ratri means 9 nights. The puja lasts for 9 nights and the last night is known as Dussehra. It is on that day when Maa Durga kills Asura, and we celebrate it like the attainment of good over evil. A lot of people pray to Maa Ambe, who is another incarnation of Maa Durga. In this article we will go through some of the best rangoli patterns for Navratri and Dussehra. Rangolis are an important aspect for Indian festival as they make their celebrations colorful. Let us scroll through some descriptions and see which ones we try!

Durga face pattern with decoration and a peacockDurga face pattern with decoration and a peacock

Rangoli designs for ganesh festival

We see a lovely rangoli design below, and it has been done up with numerous colors. At first the base has been drawn in orange, yellow and vermilion rounds, and then designs have been done on the lower half of the yellow layer. The circular portion is orange has the Durga face chalked out. There is a peacock above this design, and it has been beautifully blended in its respective colors. For the final touch, we also see floral and circular patterns on the lower part of the design.

Ambe Maa rangoli

Ambe Maa rangoli

This is a beautiful Ambe Maa rangoli done on a white board. The background has been set like a night-sky and blends it dark shades of blue. The face of the goddess has been chalked out perfectly to make the look appropriate. The accessories and her Trishul has been colored in purple, while the finishing to the facial features is just perfect. The crown on her head is left incomplete, but it is visible and understandable.

Intricately designed Durga face with other shapes

Intricately designed Durga face with other shapes

Rangoli designs for Independence day

In the picture below, we see a lovely Durga face drawn and colored, along with some more designs around to beautify the entire rangoli. These rangoli shapes are pretty prominent and easy to chalk out, but the difficulty lies in the intricate detailing. The colors of yellow and green dominate most of the pattern, although the entire design includes more shades like red, purple and black. These designs need much of expertise or some tricks to make simpler intricacies with similar background.

Dandiya rangoli with Durga Eyes

Dandiya rangoli with Durga Eyes

This is an easy rangoli pattern which holds two dandiya sticks. Dancing with dandiyas is a common custom for Navratri which interests people on the celebration end. Dandiyas are wooden sticks which are wrapped with colorful cloth or paper, and then danced with. Every dancer has two sticks for both the hands, so this rangoli pattern gives a glimpse of that. There are two circular pattern in yellow and red, and the finally bordered with golden. The interior circle has the eyes, nose and face of Durga Maa just below the decorated dandiya sticks. These sticks are easy to chalk out and can be decorated according to your own comfort.

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Colorful Durga face rangoli

Colorful Durga face rangoli

Rangoli designs for diwali

In the picture below, we see a pretty rangoli design which depicts the face of Goddess Durga. A rectangular base has been chalked out and filled with shades of purple. The silver border on the outside gives it a fine touch. The face has to be chalked out followed by the orange background area. The intricacies are delicate and decorative, which needs some instrument or proper skills to fill it. You can play with different colors to enhance the look.

Big rangoli with face of Durga

Big rangoli with face of Durga

The eyes of the Goddess look so powerful and the colorful blend of different shades make the design wonderful! It is a big rangoli design which has been chalked out and then filled in with respective colors. The outline has to be big and even so that the coloring becomes easier and neater. Shades of red, brown and yellow blend into each other, since they fall among similar combinations. The outline has been drawn in black and it has also helped to depict the facial features.

Rangoli design with eyes of the Goddess

Rangoli design with eyes of the Goddess

Freehand rangoli designs without dots

The God and Goddesses with three eyes are known to have an additional power of wisdom. In this rangoli, we see that the third eye of Goddess Durga has been gracefully designed and it is juts perfect. There is a square background which has been filled with orange. There is a green border zig-zagged along. The star-like pattern has been drawn to show the power of the third eyes, and then the pattern of the eyes has been chalked out. There is extra stress of the pupils of the eyes which make the look more alluring. This will be an easy and bright rangoli pattern to opt for.

Simply face rangoli in yellow base

Simply face rangoli in yellow base

This is an easy rangoli pattern which needs a mere facial shape for the placement of the features. You have to chalk out the area of the Durga face in yellow and then gradually draw the features with black. After the face is complete, you can enhance on the outer portion with easy designs which are comfortable to decorate. When rangolis are easy they should be properly aligned. Make sure that you excel on that half so that even an easy design is greatly applauded.

Easy wall rangoli

Easy wall rangoli.1

Free hand rangoli designs

Wall rangolis are easy because you get one side of your rangoli properly aligned. This also helps you to chalk it out and fill it with colors. Make the semi-circular portions with different background colors as you see in the image. The first one semi-circle in it orange and it is followed by green. There is a circular portion chalked out for the cream shade, and this is the area where the face of the Goddess is drawn. Enhance the borders with white to add some life!

Easy and unique durga face design

Easy and unique Durga face design

This is quite an interesting rangoli pattern which is easy to do too. The shape of the face of the Goddess has been filled with white rangoli, and has faded towards the finishing. The eyes have been chalked out with a pencil and haven’t been added with colors. The pupils, lips and nose ring have their respective shades to add life to the white background base, but the rest of it looks quite intriguing. It has been decorated with petals around and the combination has turned out to appreciable.

Facial feature of goddess with rangoli designs

Facial feature of goddess

Rangoli designs for welcome

One of the easiest ways to incorporate the face of the Goddess, and also keep the rangoli designs drawn, it to follow an easy pattern like this! Probably you have done rangolis before but you don’t want to make a complete face of the Goddess, you can simply add the facial features and enhance with more designs. Make the artwork full of colors to make it look interesting.

Dandiya postures

Dandiya postures

You can definitely add the aspects of the festival and make a rangoli. This sort of rangoli design isn’t very common but can definitely make a mark. If you are good at making human figures you should opt for this. It is good to give it a try. The ghagra and choli, the dance move and the dandiya sticks in the hand, would be perfect to make everybody take a glance at the lovely rangoli design.

Glitter rangoli for goddess ambe

Glitter rangoli for goddess ambe

Rangoli designs for ugadi festival

This is another way of having your rangoli done. Be it Goddess Durga or Goddess Ambe, you can choose whoever you worship and have their rangoli designs done. We have listed some above and this one is one more patten. Use glittered rangoli powders for creating the face and place the accessories nicely. Don’t forget to add a diya in the end to make the design look a little brighter!

Holy feet rangoli

Holy feet rangoli

The holy feet rangoli design represents the homecoming of the Goddess. The Goddess is known to come home during dussehra, which is why the rangoli design below, represents two holy feet. This is an easy rangoli design which shows that the Goddess has stepped into the house. This is commonly followed for Laxmi puja and can also be follow for this occasion.

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