RANGAVALI ART: A LIVING TRADITION
As we all know that India is having multidimensional cultural heritage which consists of several Living Traditions of folk art, dating back from Indus Valley Civilization. Since 5000 years folkloristic art form of Rangavali has been used differently to elucidate the celebration, where people daily prepare Rangavalis on floor to welcome the pious living force or the divine.
Symbol expresses the qualities & meaning they carry or we may say symbol contains partial reality. In Indian Traditions the power face of Rangavali is symbolism. Symbol conveys meaning without words. Each one may have variety of interpretations. Modern symbols such as computer icons etc; are mostly instructional. The older symbols convey spiritual, religious or social ideas and many symbols are universal and shared the language.
Here in this chart we can see the Rangavali Script as symbols and how they affect human psyche and expresses the yogic approach.
Rangavali has its deep roots in the Mandala Diagrams, which are ground plans for the temple architecture. Here Rangavali Script has scientifically yet artistically described the role of eight fortune symbols, there cosmic role, human connection, colour manifestation & yogic importance. They are Dot, Line, Semi-circle, Circle, Swastika, Lotus, Cow feet & Pentagon.
Friends here Rangavali Artistry uses as social technologies that make a sense & help in turn that sense of effective action. If we look back & think about process of civilization, we have to accept that we are always communicated through art, from toddles scribbles, cave art, Rangavali and many more. Friends tell me what is common in them? The simple answer is creative self expression.