Cave 17, Ajanta Caves, Aurangabad
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Cave 17, Ajanta Caves, Aurangabad

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Ajanta Caves, in Maharashtra, India are rock-cut cave monuments dating from the second century BCE, containing paintings and sculpture considered to be masterpieces of both "Buddhist religious art" and "universal pictorial art".

The caves are located just outside the village of Ajinthā in Aurangabad district in the Indian state of Maharashtra. Since 1983, the Ajanta Caves have been a UNESCO World Heritage Site. A National Geographic edition reads, "The flow between faiths was such that for hundreds of years, almost all Buddhist temples, including the ones at Ajanta, were built under the rule and patronage of Hindu kings.

  • Ruth Agar about 1 year ago
    Unbelievable beauty, craftspersonship, vision!!
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    A: Ajanta Caves, Aurangabad (no.2)

    Justin Imhoff作, ここから70メートル

    Ajanta Caves, in Maharashtra, India, are rock-cut cave monuments dating from the second century BCE, ...

    Ajanta Caves, Aurangabad (no.2)

    B: Ajanta Caves, Aurangabad

    Justin Imhoff作, ここから180メートル

    Ajanta Caves, in Maharashtra, India are rock-cut cave monuments dating from the second century BCE, c...

    Ajanta Caves, Aurangabad

    C: View from Ellora Cave 29

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    Ellora Cave 29 or Dhumar Lena is a large Brahmanical cave with a gallery that overlooks "Sita ki Naha...

    View from Ellora Cave 29

    D: Carpenter's Cave, Ellora Cave

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    Most famous of the Buddhist caves is cave 10, a chaitya hall (chandrashala) or 'Vishwakarma cave', po...

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    E: Inside Kailashnath Temple, Ellora Caves

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    Ellora Caves is a World Heritage site comprising 34 cave temples and monasteries excavated between 5t...

    Inside Kailashnath Temple, Ellora Caves

    F: Kailash Temple, Ellora Caves (no.3)

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    Ellora is an archaeological site, 30 km (19 mi) from the city of Aurangabad in the Indian state of Ma...

    Kailash Temple, Ellora Caves (no.3)

    G: Above Kailashnath Temple, Ellora

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    Above Kailashnath Temple, Ellora

    H: Kailash Temple, Ellora Caves No.1

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    Kailash Temple, Ellora Caves No.1

    I: Kailash Temple, Ellora Caves (no.2)

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    Kailash Temple, Ellora Caves (no.2)

    J: Kailashnath Temple, Ellora Caves

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    I guess we'll actually have to consider everything from Turkey on eastward to be "Eurasian", although the moniker seems overlappitory of the territory.

    The Asian economy is now officially raging like a wild furnace of lava that consumes everything in its path. Japan has had the largest individual economy in Asia for decades, but it is forecast that both India and China will outstrip Japan within twenty years.

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    Text by Steve Smith.

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