Makar Sankranti is a Hindu festival that is celebrated in January to mark the transition of the sun into the zodiac sign of Makara (Capricorn). It is a time for new beginnings, and people often celebrate by flying kites and making rangolis, which are colorful designs made on the ground using rice flour, sand, or flower petals.
To make a Makar Sankranti rangoli, you can start by drawing a basic design on the ground using chalk or flour. You can use geometric shapes, such as circles, triangles, and squares, or you can draw a picture of the sun, a kite, or a harvest scene. Once you have your design, you can fill it in with different colors using rice flour, sand, or flower petals. To make it more vibrant,you can add diyas, flowers or other embellishments.
Here is a simple step-by-step guide for making a Makar Sankranti rangoli:
- Draw the basic design on the ground using chalk or flour.
- Fill in the design with rice flour, sand, or flower petals.
- Add diyas, flowers or other embellishments to make it more vibrant
It’s a beautiful tradition and can be a fun activity to do with family and friends.