Why do we draw Rangoli?

Rangoli is an important part of Hindu festivals and celebrations. But ever wondered why do we draw Rangoli. It symbolizes happiness and prosperity. It is a welcome sign for Goddess Lakshmi.

Rangoli are basically a sign of welcome – part of Aditi Devo Bhava – guests are equal to god.

The popular belief across India is that Rangoli invites Goddess Lakshmi into the home.

It also stands for cleanliness.