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  1. Kolamnoun

    a member of a formerly tribal people now living in south central India

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  1. Kolam

    Kolam (Tamil: கோலம்,Malayalam: കോലം, Kannada: ಕೋಲಂ, romanized: Kōlaṁ), also known as Muggu (Telugu: ముగ్గు) or Tharai Aalangaram (Tamil: தரை அலங்காரம்) Rangoli (Kannada: ರಂಗೋಲಿ) is a form of traditional decorative art that is drawn by using rice flour as per age-old conventions. It is also drawn using white stone powder, chalk or chalk powder, often along with natural or synthetic color powders. Its origin belongs to the ancient Tamil Nadu known as Tamilakam and has since spread to the other southern Indian states of Karnataka, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, and Kerala. It can be found in some parts of Goa and Maharashtra. Since the Tamil diaspora is worldwide, the practice of kolam is found around the world, including in Sri Lanka, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and a few other Asian countries. A kolam or muggu is a geometrical line drawing composed of straight lines, curves and loops, drawn around a grid pattern of dots. It is widely practised by female family members in front of their house entrance, although men and boys also practice this tradition. The similar regional versions of kolam with their own distinctive forms are known by different names in India: raangolee in Maharashtra, aripan in Mithila,alpona in West Bengal and hase and rangoli in Kannada in Karnataka. More complex kolams are drawn and colors are often added during festival days, holiday occasions and special events.

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  1. kolam

    Kolam is a traditional form of art originating from South India where patterns are drawn using rice flour, chalk, or rock powder often on the ground outside houses or at entrances. This is done daily and is particularly significant during festivals or special occasions. The designs, often symmetrical and geometrical, are not only believed to bring prosperity but are also deemed to be spiritually significant.

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  1. Kolam

    Kolam is a form of painting that is drawn using rice powder/chalk/chalk powder/white rock powder often using naturally/synthetically colored powders in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, and most parts of Kerala and some parts of Goa, Maharashtra, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and a few other Asian countries. A Kolam is a geometrical line drawing composed of curved loops, drawn around a grid pattern of dots. In South India, it is widely practised by female Hindu family members in front of their homes. Kolams are regionally known by different names in India, Raangolee in Maharashtra, Hase and Raongoli in Kannada in Karnataka, Muggulu in Andhra Pradesh, etc.,

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of kolam in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of kolam in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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