Krishnanand Jha, one of the few Mithila artists in 1980’s, born in a high-ranked Brahmin family in Bihar. Following his father, he became a Tantric and later developed his skill in Tantric figurative painting. Most of his works comprises the paintings of individual Tantric gods, goddess Chinnmasta which overtones the feminine power. He was highly inspired by the Tantric gurus from whom he learned Tantra Vidya. His son is now carrying on with the family tradition.