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1The vibrant paintings of Bihar
The vibrant paintings of  Bihar

Madhubani is an art of painting stemming in the eponymous town in Bihar! Few people are aware of the fact that this art was used against deforestaion in 2012 when the artists created colourful masterpieces on tree trunks which resulted in saving all the  painted trees and not a single one of them was cut! HolidayIQ traveller Srinidhi says, "The local art of madhubani is simply unique and makes you think about nature."


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Pritvi Kanchi

Pritvi Kanchi3.2/5

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A Trip to Madhubani

I had been to Madhubani by road in the month of August 2016. Madhubani is a must-visit in the tourism circuit of Bihar. The must-visit attractions around Madhubani include the Kapileswar Temple, Saurath and Uchitha. The Kapileswar Temple is located around 9 kilometers from Madhubani and people across the region visit this holy place every monday during the auspicious Shravan month in the Hindu calendar. The presiding deity here is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Saurath is located between Madhubani and Jayanagar. The major attraction here is the Somnath Mahadev Temple. Every year, the Maithili Brahmins meet here at the yearly sabhas to pursue marriage proposals which eventually get converted into weddings. Uchitha is located on the western banks of the Tumen river where the grand Bhagwati temple is located. The Kalidas Pathshala is located on the south-east part of the Bhagwati temple.

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Rohit Kumar

Rohit Kumar5.0/5

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City of painting

Madhubani was mainly know from there painting that is madhubani painting. Madhubani painting demands from all over the world. The founder of madhubani painting was maha sweta verma. There was so many holy palaces should be visited in madhubani such as uchaith, rajnagar, sringi rishi aaram, vidya pati aaram and so more things. You can take bus, auto or train from darbhanga or madhubani station. Thanku everyone

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Madhubani Overview

Madhubani town is located in the district with the same name in Bihar. The name of the town Madhubani means ‘Forest of Money’ and the same can be found in abundance over here. Madhubani is popular for its beautiful villages and their ancient art, which is known by the name of Madhubani painting. The town of Madhubani has also been the centre of ‘Maithili’ culture.

Madhubani art dates back to several hundred years and was first commissioned by King Janak at the wedding ceremony of his daughter with Lord Rama. Traditionally, Madhubani art was practised only by Madhubani women on mud walls, but now it is practised on cotton textiles, canvas and handmade paper as well. The themes used in Madhubani paintings mostly include Hindu goddesses, gods and nature.

The attractions present here include the temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, which is also known by the name of ‘Kapileswarthan’ Temple. The popular fair organised during the time of Maha Shivaratri attracts many tourists..

The weather conditions in Madhubani are mainly sub tropical and wet with extremely hot summers and dry winters. The best time to visit Madhubani is during the time of the retreating monsoons in the months of October, November and December.

Madhubani is linked with Darbhanga district through National Highway 104. There is a railway station in Madhubani and it is directly connected with Darbhanga Junction.

The nearest airport is located in Guwahati, where flights connect major Indian cities of Kolkata, Delhi, Agartala, Imphal, Chennai, Bangalore, Mumbai, Lucknow and Dibrugarh. Taxis are available from Guwahati airport to reach Madhubani.

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Madhubani, Bihar

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Gopal kumar jha

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Madhubani, Bihar

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Mukesh kumar raut

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Madhubani, Bihar

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Ashish Mishra

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Madhubani, Bihar

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Pappu kumar singh

We like mithila painting etc...

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