12 Best Maha Shivaratri Rangoli Designs And Ideas For 2023

Maha Shivaratri is one of the famous Hindu festivals that is celebrated grandly across all over India and Nepal. In this year 2023, Shivaratri is celebrated on February 18, 2023. Devotees decorate their homes with rangolis and flowers. As there are different types of rangolis associated with Lord Shiva and Shivaratri, one can feel confused in selecting the rangoli. If you are insearch of Maha Shivaratri Rangoli designs and ideas for this year 2023, then you are at the right place. In this post, we have gathered some unique and best Shivratri Rangoli designs for the year 2023.

Maha Shivratri Festival Rules (Niyam Nibandh)

But before jumping into the rangoli designs, let us look at the festival rules in brief. As Maha Shivaratri festival is associated with Lord Shiva, the devotees follow some strict rules during this celebration.

All Shiva temples will be vibrantly decorated with flowers, rangolis and lighting equipments during this festival. Different types of cultural events take place during the Shivaratri night.

Most Hindu families celebrate this festival with strict rules. They decorate their houses with flowers and rangolis. They fast during the day and do jaagaran during the night. People visit Sivalayam temples in large number to perform Abhishekam to the Lord.

Strict Rules Associated With Maha Shivratri Rangoli

Women on periods (menstrual) shouldn’t celebrate the festival. They should not participate in any festival related activity. They are strictly not allowed to draw rangolis and should stay away from touching all festival related items including flowers and fruits.

Maha Shivaratri Rangoli Ideas For 2023

Lord Shiva is associated with multiple rangoli ideas. One can select from one of the below listed top trending Shivratri Rangoli Ideas.

  • Lord Shiva abstract rangolis
  • Shivling rangoli designs
  • Shiv Parvati rangolis
  • Shivling with trisul and snake
  • Shivling with flowers
  • Shiva rangoli with dots
  • Shiv name rangolis
  • Mahadev name rangolis
  • Themed Shivling rangolis
  • Shivling designs with oil lamp decorations
  • Shivling with Belpatrhar (Beal) leaves
  • Shivling Abhishekam design
  • Simple Sivaling with dots
  • Easy Dots Sivaling
  • Shivalingam Melikala muggulu

Top Maha Shivaratri Rangoli Designs 2023

Many women have the tendency to draw unique and latest rangolis in their homes. One of the best part of rangoli is the availability of creative rangoli artists in India. These rangoli artists come out with new creative rangoli designs everytime. Here we have pooled up different creative and unique designs.

(1) Shiv Parvati Rangoli Design

Shiv Parvati rangoli design is more unique as it is one of the toughest shivratri rangoli design to execute. The rangoli artists should be skilled at drawing faces and should maintain the actual expressions of Shiv and Parvati. Even though many attempt this design, they end up making some errors.

Shiv Parvati Rangoli Design New
Shiv Parvati Rangoli (Image Credits: Nisha)

(2) Shivling, Om Namah Shivaya And Dhamarukam With Artistic Sunrays Background

This is one of the best shivratri rangoli design which has a mixture of Shivling, damarukam, sunrays background and Om Namah Shivaya chanting on the right side of the design.

Om Namah Shivaya Rangoli Design
Om Namah Shivaya Rangoli (Artist: To Be Updated )

(3) Shiva Name With Shivling, Trishul, Snake, Moon And Dhamarukam

This is one of the unique Mahasivaratri design where the name of Lord Shiva is addressed clearly in Hindi language. Apart from the Hindi name, we can see all items that are related to Lord Shiva. Here the artist Vidya has included Shivling, trishul, moon, damarukam, snake, and even Shiva’s third eye. This type of name design is also witnessing upward trend in Indian tattoo industry.

Lord Shiva Snake Trisul Dhamarukam Rangoli

(4) Swachha Bharat Theme Based Shivaratri Rangoli

All rangoli artists have to think creatively and come up with a new idea like this one. This Shivratri design is based on Swachha Bharat theme. The entire rangoli was made with the wastage products’ powder. These wastage products include plastic bottles, tins, empty product containers. With this type of unique rangoli concept, the artist tried her best to evoke social responsibilities among people.

Swach Bharath Theme Maha Shivaratri Rangoli
Swachha Bharat Theme Based Shivaratri Rangoli (Artist: TB Updated)

(5) Maha Shivaratri Rangoli Designs 2023 – Shivalingam Abhishekam Pooja Rangoli

This rangoli design represents the interior view of the temple where the abhishekam water keeps on falling on the Shivlingam.

Shiva Lingam Abhishekam Theme Rangoli
Shivling Abhisheka Pooja Rangoli (Artist: To Be Updated)

(6) Lord Shiva Vibrant Rangoli Art

This rangoli of Lord Shiva is vibrant abstract art performed by Divniya Arts. These type of arts can be performed by very rare artists. Even the colour selection plays an important role in these type of rangolis. These type of vibrant abstract rangolis are attracting new age generation women.

Lord Shiva Abstract Rangoli By Divniya arts
Lord Shiva Vibrant Rangoli Art Design (Artist: Divniya Arts)

(7) Shivratri Rangoli For Apartment Residents

This is a very good design option for community residents and apartment residents. The blue background behind the Shivling represents the peaceful atmosphere.

Latest Shivaratri Rangoli Designs 2023
Big Shivling At Apartment Basement.

(8) Easy And Simple Shivling With Vibrant Colours

This Shivling rangoli is drawn by Priyal. She has used only three colours and oil lamp for this Shivaratri Rangoli Design.

Unique Om Namah Shivaya Rangoli Design
Unique Shivling By Priyal’s Food And Art.

(9) Shivling And Ratham Melikala Muggu

One can draw a simple melikala Muggu with both shivaling and Ratham.

Shivling And Ratham dots Rangoli
Shivratri And Ratham Dot Rangoli

(10) Beginners Shivling Dot Rangoli

This is one of the most learnt shivaling rangoli by the beginners. This simple shivaling can be drawn by beginners after a few practice sessions. One can learn rangoli easily with the Chukkala Muggulu or dotted rangoli.

Maha Shivaratri Simple Chukkala Muggulu
Shivaratri Chukkala Muggulu

(11) Simple And Easy Shivratri Dot Rangoli

This is one of the most used shivling rangoli by most people. They often draw this rangoli on Mondays.

Shivling Rangoli With Dots - Shivratri Special Rangoli
Shivratri Dot Rangoli

(12) Lord Shiva Artistic Rangoli

This is artistic rangoli done by Lady Artistry. This can be achieved with just 3 colours. But it requires good practice.

Lord Shiva Artistic Rangoli Design
Rangoli Artist:

Video Links:

Shivling With Rice Design Video

This is one of the unique way of creating a mixed rangoli design of Shivling with rice. [Watch Here]


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