Ellora caves are 30 km away from Aurangabad, Maharashtra. The caves of Ellora include 34 caves. These caves are at the edge of Basaltic’s hillside. In these Caves, the effect of the triennial confluence of the faith shown towards Hinduism, Jainism, and Buddhism is found in three religions. These caves came into existence from 350 to 700 AD. Famous for its memorial caves, Ellora is a world heritage site declared by UNESCO.

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Caves of Ellora In the Aurangabad district of Maharashtra, 34 rocketed caves were built at a place called Verul (Ellora), in which there are Buddhists from 1 to 12 and Hindus from 13 to 29 and 30 to 34 caves of Jains. The Ellora cave has 10 Categories which are dedicated to the craft god Vishwakarma. Ellora Guha Temple was constructed in the time of the Nation. The Kailasagua temple of Ellora is the most outstanding of his works, which was created by Krishna Ikra, the Rashtrakuta ruler.

Ellora Maharastra

The 34 monastery of Ellora and the temple are spread over an area of 2 km near Aurangabad, they are built by cutting the walls of the high basalt rocky walls. The Ellora with inaccessible hills is of 600 to 1000 AD, it exhibits the vibrant Indian ancient civilization. The Alora complex dedicated to Buddhist, Hindu, and Jainism is not only unique artistic creation and a technical excellence, but it also explains the pathetic character of ancient India.

Fifth and eleventh century AD spread over a period of approximately 600 years. Among the oldest crafts here is ‘Dhoomar Lena’ (Cave 29). The most influential mosaic is undoubtedly one of the wonderful ‘Kailash Temple’ (cave 16), which is the largest statue made of the same stone rock all over the world. It is known in ancient times that the name ‘Varul’ has attracted religious travelers from centuries to today. These caves show peace and spiritualism and are full of divine energy and power.

Ellora Caves no. 10

A cave in Hindu caves is formed by cutting a single mountain. In this cave, temple, elephant and two-story building were carved with a chiseled hammer. The statues of Buddhist caves are found in the statues of Buddha. Seeing them, it seems as if Buddha sitting in meditation still continues to give us the message of peace, harmony, and unity.

After announcing the World Heritage Site by UNESCO since 1983, Ajanta and Ellora’s photographs and sculptures have been considered as excellent specimens of Buddhist religious art and they have a profound effect on the development of art in India. An artistic tradition has been preserved in Ellora, which will continue to inspire and enrich the lives of future generations.

Ellora Caves Historical Place in India

Some most thrilling facts about Ellora Caves

The cave of Ellora is also known as Veerul’s lane.

From the cave of Ellora, the Great Cillesa cave is the largest cave there.

According to archaeologists, it was built at least 4,000 years ago.

Ellora is famous for the largest single monolithic excavation in the world, the Giant Kailash (Cave 16). It is said that this cave was built by Krishna, the ruler of the Rashtrakutas first. This multi-story cave temple is dedicated to the Kailash temple, Lord Shiva’s house.

Ellora Caves Not only this cave complex is a unique artistic creation, it is also a classic example of technology use. But it has been dedicated to Buddhists, Hindus, and Jainism for centuries. These reflect the spirit of tolerance, which has been characteristic of ancient India

The cave, 10, is dedicated to Lord Vishwakarma, God of creation or creation, hence this cave is called Vishwakarma cave. Inside the cave, Lord Buddha’s 15-feet statue sits in the position of preaching. This wonderful mail from two religions located in this cave is very rare.

The caves here have been made by cutting volcanic basaltic structures of Maharashtra, which are called ‘Deccan Trap’.

Here are the magnificent Jain caves which include the Indra Sabha, Jagannath Sabha, and the small Kailash Caves, are the most famous and notable among the Jain caves located here. Their walls were decorated with very beautiful paintings and elaborate artifacts.

The cave, 10, is dedicated to Lord Vishwakarma, God of creation or creation, hence this cave is called Vishwakarma cave. Inside the cave, Lord Buddha’s 15-feet statue sits in the position of preaching. This wonderful mail from two religions located in this cave is very rare.