Rangoli is a popular art form among Indian women. Rangoli are painted on the ground in front of houses using rice powder -- sometimes supplemented by flower petals and other colorful materials.
(picture courtesy: teluguone)
Since Sankranti is over, some might be surprised to see my post about rangoli. I came across a wonderful site Rangoli link which is the inspiration for this post. I have never seen a site with such amazing rangolis/muggulu and the process of sot lines... Check it out, and you will be delighted.