Margazhi Month Kolam – Spiritual and Scientific reasons behind that!

In Tamil Nadu, Margazhi Month comes in between December and January. It usually starts around Dec 16 and ends around Jan 15. Usually in front of every home in Tamil Nadu during this month, women draw a Rangoli or Kolam, it could be in any form either geometrical figures or some other patterns. I was wondering, why this…

Recycling – Old Pot into New Fish Keeping Pot

I made a colorful fish Pot for my gold fish, out of old used glass pot. Generally we get the bowl or tank from the market while getting fish. It’s OK when we have large number of fish or if we maintain an aquarium. But if we do have an old pot or a jar…

Kolam (Rangoli) to bring good luck

Rangoli is an art, in which patterns are created on the front of the house entrance floor or courtyards using materials such as colored rice, dry rice flour, colored sand or flower petals. Before starting the Rangoli, initially they spread some water on the floor evenly. Rangoli is derived from the Sanskrit word “Rangavalli“. There are various names for…