is usually done in the afternoon. A colourful and artistic portrait of
Bhadrakaali is made on the floor about the size of 5 meters by 3 meters.
It is assumed to be how Naarada Maharshi demonstrated the should-be figure
of Bhadrakaali to Lord Paramasiva. Natural pigments in powder form are
used for this purpose. These are burnt husk of paddy (black), rice powder
(white), dried and powdered leaves of `Vaaka'- Acacia (green), turmeric
powder (yellow) and a mixture of turmeric powder and quick lime (red)