alpana. This is a Bengali Folk design - known as Alpana. Previously used to be created by rice dust soaked in water but now poster colour are used. Mainly done by the women folk of Bengal, especially during the Lakshmi Pujo (Lokkhi Pujo). The feet in the centre symbolises the Goddess Lakshmi.

Previously used to be created by rice dust soaked in water but now poster colour are used. Mainly done by the women folk of Bengal, especially during the Lakshmi Pujo (Lokkhi Pujo). The feet in the centre symbolises the Goddess Lakshmi.

Alpana, Bengali Art

Development of Indian Tribal Art - Informative & researched article on Development of Indian Tribal Art from Indianetzone, the largest free encyclopedia on India.

Alpona

White Alpana Print on Transparent Sheet - Rangoli and Hindu Symbols - Wall and Floor Stickers (Ritual Print on Sticker for Wall or Floor Decoration)

Floored by an art tradition

Sudakshina Ghosh’s demonstration of alpana or floor art was part of Apparao Galleries’ collaborative endeavour to bring art alive in public spaces

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