Madhubani Painting: An Ancient Folk Art of India

Madhubani Painting of Ganesha

Madhubani art or Mithila painting is a folk art of the Mithila region. The Mithila region includes the north of Bihar and the eastern Terai of Nepal.

Madhubani paintings are traditionally done by women painters from the Mithila region. They live in a small society, and every mother teaches her daughter the art of making Madhubani paintings.