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Everything you need to know about Mithila

Posted by Awadhesh kumar on August 27, 2016 at 2:05 PM Comments comments (8)

Every citizen in our country is familiar to the term MITHILA. The first term which pops into a pro- Hindu’s mind, when talked about Mithila, is none other than Maithili, daughter of King Janak of the Videha dynasty.

We are very well versed with the role of Mithila in Ramayana, one of the largest ancient epics in world literature. But there is a lot more to know about Mithila other than the fact that it was the birthplace of Sita and the province of Raja Janak.

To start with,...

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It's all about Mithila Painting: Origin, History, Types, Painting & Colouring Methods and Present Situation

Posted by Awadhesh kumar on November 13, 2014 at 11:00 PM Comments comments (0)

The nomenclature of a particular article have some logical reason behind it. I too have a reason to name it with the word “Mithila.” Though this painting is also known as ‘Madhubani painting, due to its artistic influence. But if I name it with the word “Madhubani”, it will be unfair for the artists of other areas and it will also be contradictory with the historical point of view now the word is representing the overall place of artists completely.

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An interesting article on 'King Janaka and his relation to Mithila' by Bhogendra Kusawaha

Posted by Awadhesh kumar on June 19, 2014 at 7:15 AM Comments comments (0)

One of the interesting aspect about the Raja Janak is that he has been shown as the Father of Sita(Vaidehi) in Ramayan but not much is said about his Vedhehi State(Avastha). It is later on Ved Vyas said in the Baghwat. We have to see the interdependency of these two Rishis in these aspects. The character Janak is introduced in Ramayan but its detailed staus is described by VedVyas. So to understand Janak, we must take the Vedhehi katha from the VedVyas.

Vedhehi Raja Janak

Guru-Shi...

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A very informative article on 'Maithil Sanskars' by Bhogendra Kusawaha

Posted by Awadhesh kumar on June 19, 2014 at 7:10 AM Comments comments (0)

Chhatihar:

On the sixth day of birth. Shashthika (Sathi) Bhagwati is worshiped in the evening on a special alpana. The mother and child wear new yellow clothes.Things required are: Purhar Patil, Deep, Earthen pot, Fan made of bamboo (beeain), Kajrauta, Shahi Kant, Knife, Chura, lava, paper, red ink.

Namkaran:

On the 11th or 12th day of the birth of the child or any auspicious day. Pooja of Panch Devata, Vishnu, Navagraha and Parthiv Shivaling is performed. A suitable name of...

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A beautiful worth sharing article on Mithila by Bhogendra Kusawaha

Posted by Awadhesh kumar on June 16, 2014 at 12:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Maithili sounds sweet and soft to outsiders, who often cannot tell whether an argument is taking place. The Mithila region is rich with culture and traditions. People respect their parents, believe in peaceful life and have a strong belief in God. They worship the goddess of Power Durga. Every home of Mithila has own God or Goddess named Kuldevta. They generally live in larger families. The Hindu festivals are widely celebrated: Holi, Diwali, Durga Puja, Chhath and Shivratri. The Mundan c...

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