Mithila painting is a style of Hindu Painting, practiced in the Mithila region of Nepal and in Indian States of Bihar. Painting is done with fingers, twigs, brushes, nib-pens, and matchsticks, using natural dyes and pigments, and is characterized by eye-catching geometrical patterns. There are paintings for each occasion and festival such as birth, marriage, Holi, Surya Shasti, kali puja,Upanayanam, Durga Puja etc.
The Mithila region, from which the name Mithila art is derived, is believed to have been the kingdom of King Janak.
Madhubani is a form of Art practised in the Mithila region of the Indian state of Bihar and Nepal. The paintings are done with twigs, brushes, matchsticks, pen nibs and fingers. There are paintings for every occasion and festival. Mithila Art is believed to have its origin in Mithila, the kingdom of King Janak.