Madhubani painting (derived from the word Madhuban which also means a forest of honey) also known as mithila painting is a style of painting practised in the Mithila region of the state of Bihar.
It provides a splendid feast for the eyes with its bold usage of vibrant colours. The colours used in the original Madhubanis are natural extracts from varioous parts of the plant. These Madhubani paintings are originally done on mud walls.
The blend of the different colours adds to the magnificence of the Madhubani.
The above two are parts of a single Madhubani painting which shows a marriage ceremony