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Steps to Ellora Cave 15

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Cave 15 or The Dasavatara is a Hindu Rock Cut Temple, part of the Ellora Caves World heritage Site near Aurangabad in India. The cave depicts the ten Avatars of the Hindi God Vishu, including the famous Narasimha - half lion-half man avatar. The temple was carved funded by a grant from the Rashtrakuta ruler - Dantidurga II

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B: Kailashnath Temple, Ellora Caves

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H: View from Ellora Cave 29

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I: Close to Aurangabad caves

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J: Aurangabad

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