Madhubani painting is a popular folk art form from India. This folk art form is originated in a small town of Bihar, India and gained popularity. The subject is often nature, Hindu gods and mythological
Click on this slide show to know what do Madhubani pictures reveal about Indian mythology
This picture narrates the story of Ganesha and how he got his elephant head.
Dashavatars in Madhubani paintings
This picture tells about Dashavatars, the 10 incarnations of Lord Vishnu.
Navdurgas nine forms
Goddess Durgas nine forms are shown in this Madhubani painting.
Raavan and Sita
Raavan threatening Sita in Ashok Vatika is narrated here. On the tree, Hanuman is observing this incident. They are surrounded by demons.
Ardhnarishwar represents Lord Shiva and his consort Parvati, in a single form. This is also believed to be an ancient incarnation of Lord Shiva. The Matsaya Puran describes how Brahma, pleased with a penance
performed by Parvati, rewards her by blessing her with a golden
complexion. This renders her more attractive to Shiva, to whom she later
merges as one half of his body.
Rama and Sita Swayamvar
This is the painting of Rama and Sita swayamvar.
Krishna and Radha
Life of Shri Krishna and Radha is depicted here.
Mahakali A form of Shakti
Mahakali is a consort of Lord Shiva and represent Adi Shakti, the primeval force of this universe. Her most common four armed iconographic images show each hand carrying variously a sword, a trishul (trident), a
severed head and a skull cup catching the blood of severed head.