Where and Why do we Draw Aishwarya kolam – Its Significance

Why do we Draw Aishwarya kolam – Its Significance

Aishwarya kolam is drawn on all fridays and other auspicious occasions like Varalakshmi Vratha and Lakshmi Pooja. This Kolam relates a lot with Mahalakshmi and Friday. Aishwarya kolam, Hase, Kubera kolam and Hridaya kamalam can be called as Mahalakshmi kolam as they are drawn on Fridays in the Puja room.

This kolam can also be drawn in the mandap where the Goddess Lakshmi is placed for Varalakshmi Vratham Pooja ( Varamahalakshmi Habba ) or for on the plank ( manai ) where we place Lord Ganesh during Vinayaka Chaturthi or Vinayaka Chavithi celebrations.

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Aishwarya kolam – a dots kolam for Friday for Puja room 

It is usually drawn as seen plain with a kaavi border.  It is a rangoli with dots, with 7 dots at the centre, with 8 dots on either side of this. Then there are one row of seven dots and one row of six dots on either side and finally three dots. Using this dots template the rangoli design can be drawn in many methods. It is easy but there may be easier methods. It is also called Aishwarya patra rangoli.

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Where can we draw Aishwarya kolam ?

It is drawn usually on Fridays in the Puja room and for festivals like Varlakshmi Vratham and Lakshmi Puja.

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Can we draw it at the entrance of our homes

It is an auspicious rangoli and is generally meant for special festivals and Pujas, Puja rooms, Tulsi Brindavanam and not meant for drawing at the entrance of our homes. Aishwarya Patra rangoli and Hridaya kamal or two important Tulasi kota muggulu or Tulasi katte rangoli. We can use them for Tulasi kota decoration ideas. Aishwarya kolam and kubera kolam are considered to be kolam of prosperity and so drawn in Puja room and not at the entrance.


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