Sankranthi & Pongal Archive

Handmade Pongal Card

A colorful pongal/sankranthi greeting card putting together felting and quilling. The typical Pongal pot design for the central theme.

Sangu Rangoli Designs – For an auspicious New Year

A couple of rangoli designs which can be drawn for the New Year. Sangu or Shank in Sanskrit (conch shell) is considered to be a sacred object which is blown at the start of an auspicious occasion.  Conch shells bring out a sound which is considered Divine

Pot Rangoli Designs for Pongal

The Harvest season of South India – Pongal is celebrated with much fervor and colorful rangolis and kolams are yet another way to add to the joy of the season. The typical pots are drawn in the kolams. Here is a collection of rangolis with the pongal

Pongal Kolam designs

It is that time of the year when you have festivals and celebrations one after the other. So we just finished celebrating Christmas and New Year and, for the Indians, next is the harvest festival - Pongal or Sankranthi as it is called in different parts of the country. A tradition during Pongal is