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Madhubani Art

By: Bharti Dayal

Price: $20.75

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Niyogi Books: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039136

ISBN: 9789385285080

Condition: New


Madhubani, literally meaning madhu (honey) and ban (forest), i.e., a forest of honey, is a folk art form of the Mithila region of Bihar and parts of Nepal. Its origin is believed to go back to the ancient era of the Ramayana, when the town was decorated by inhabitants of the region for the wedding of Lord Rama and Sita with elaborate wall paintings and murals. The philosophy of Madhubani art is essentially based on the principle of dualism. The artscape appears inundated with divine deities, the sun and moon, and flora and fauna along with features found in Buddhism, Islamic Sufism, tantric sy... View more info