Art is synonymous with the celebration of life and its gifts. In India Art and Culture thrived under different rulers and off late under the patronage of the Government of India. Among various painting styles, in India, Mithila Painting also known as Madhubani Painting is one of the most prominent styles of painting.
This painting style originated from the Mithila region of Bihar and the adjoining parts of Nepal. Mithila Paintings are a proud example of an art form reborn amid disasters and deaths. Folklores trace the origin of this art to the marriage of Lord Ram and Sita.