There are 24 caves at Ellora, carved between 7th & 11th century AD. These cave temples represent 3 religious faiths, carved in sickle shaped hill, spread north to south in an area of 3 km. They were dug into the slope of a hill. Of these 12 are Buddhists, 17 are Hindus and 5 are […]


The thirty rock-hewn caves at Ajanta which are cut into the scrap of a cliff are Chaityas (Chapels) & Viharas (Monasteries). Most of these are carved so that a flood of natural light pours into them at any given time of the day. Both the facade and the inside of the chambers faithfully reproduce the […]