Category: Music of Mithila

Maithili vivah geet (Roopam Gunjan)

Posted on: Saturday, Nov 22, 2014

मनोजानन्द चौधरी द्वारा स्वरचित, संगीत बद्ध कयल आ हुनके स्वर मे प्रस्तुत कयल गेल एक आधुनिक तरीकाक मैथिली विवाह गीतक लिंक:

The Tradition Of Music in Mithila

Posted on: Thursday, Dec 30, 2010

The history of music of Mithila takes us back to 11th c. when we find a definite source in the Karnat period when its ruler Nanyadev (1097-1133A.D.) had a keen interest in music. Though in the 7th-8th c. the Siddhacharyas’ Charyapad mentions the Raga in which a particular couplet is to be sung. The couplets […]

Mithila Folk Song

Posted on: Thursday, Dec 30, 2010

The Classification: The most important and common type of lyrical folk songs in Maithili is Tirhuti.It represents the most popular and successful indigenous lyrical expression of Tirhut and is the richest of all classes of Maithili songs.All aspects of love affairs are unfolded therein.They sing of separation as well as of union.The Tirhuti has following […]

About Mithila

Mithila is an ancient cultural region of South Nepal and North India lying between the lower ranges of the Himalayas and the Ganges River. The Nepal border cuts across the top fringe of this region. The Gandak and Kosi Rivers are rough western and eastern boundaries of Mithila. The Ramayana records a dynastic marriage between Prince Rama of Ayodhya and Sita, the daughter of Raja Janak of Mithila. The town of Janakpur, in the northern Nepali section of Mithila, is believed to be Janak's old capital.