Happy Onam to All!

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It is the first Onam in our flat and we thought, why not go full traditional? The floral carpet took a couple of hours of dedicated effort in the wee hours of morning. So, was it worth the effort? Check it out:

Wish You a Happy Onam!

Math Behind the Scenes

Well, there is a bit of geometry involved in a pookalam unless you are willing to spend a lot of time improvising. Like a good piece of engineering, a good design was essential. Here are some of the mockups made using Inkscape:

Pookalam Geometry

Pookalam Geometry2

The Sadhya this time was at Prestige Hotel. Was pretty good with 3 different kinds of Payasam. Now time to munch some banana chips ;)


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Arun Ravindran

Arun is the author of "Django Design Patterns and Best Practices". Avid open source enthusiast. Keen on Python. Loves to help people learn technology. Works as a product manager at Unisys. Find out more about Arun on the about page.

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