#Omens&Symbols . . . . kōlam, the visual prayers




The kōlam are all done by women, tens of millions a day, made from rice flour. The kōlam
are visual prayers, and are walked over all day every day, and gone by day’s end.
The woman wakes before dawn the next day and makes this (always different), again.

Jerry Saltz from The New-York Magazine










Text & image source: Jain 108 Mathemagics https://www.facebook.com/jainmathemagics/

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