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Subodh Gupta – Youth Icon from Bihar

He is the most unlikely priest of high art from Bihar to have earned a name for himself in the world of contemporary Art. Subodh Gupta (born in 1964) is a Bihari artist based in New Delhi. He was born in Khagaul,land famous for ancient mathematician Aryabhatta in Patna. He studied at the College of […]

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Sonepur Mela

The famed cattle fair is held at Sonepur, in Northern Bihar on the banks of the River Ganga. It is one Of the Asia’s largest cattle fair. The Sonepur Cattle Fair or Sonepur Mela (सोनपुर मेला) is held on Kartik Poornima (the full moon day) in the month of November in Sonepur, Bihar, on the […]

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Vintage Bihar Collection

Bihar’s glorious history is replete with innumerable instances of heroics and milestones which have left indelible marks on mankind. It’s rare to find images of Bihar’s glorious past on Internet. Vintage Bihar collection is an effort to showcase those rare glimpses of few historic moments and a peep into history.   Most of these images […]

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Bihar Day Celebrations

Stage is all set for Bihar Day celebrations all over the world on March 22nd, 2011. Biharis over the world are joining the celebrations with great fanfare and pride. Bihar foundation and various Bihar related groups and associations have joined hands for the occasion across different countries and regions. The team is hosting various cultural […]

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Bihari Identity – What does being Bihari mean

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Bodh Gaya: Center of the Buddhist World

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Bihari Art & Culture – Mithila Painting & Patna Kalam

Bihar is globally renowned for few unique offerings which is a reflection of its splendid culture and heritage. Some of these products and offerings are global names due to the intricacies of the craft and uniqueness. Mithila Painting is has a large worldwide market today and is a name to reckon with the cognoscente. Mithila […]

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Wonders of Bihar

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Amartya Sen on Bihar:past, present and future

Nobel laureate Amartya Sen while delivering a lecture, “Bihar: past, present and future”, said that Bihar played a great role by unifying India during the rule of Ashoka. The state set a new trend in world democracy by organising the first “Buddhist global council” at Rajgir after Gautam Buddha’s death, initiating the process of opening […]

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Bihar flood relief : Subodh Gupta’s Contribution

Recent Bihar flood has evoked strong and emotional response from different sections of society and NRB’s have also come forward in providing support. Many NRI groups, teams from NGO’s have really taken up the cause of destitute population and working on the ground with various agencies. Leading contemporary artist Subodh Gupta has collaborated with his […]

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