Monthly Archives: November 2012

Discovery of Ajanta Caves

Discovery of Ajanta Caves

If you look at the time lines, Ajanta Caves have had this peculiarity of going into a cycle of oblivion for many centuries, over its …

 

Ajanta Cave 5

Ajanta Cave 5

This is a fairly large (about 33 x 56 feet), but unfinished montessori. On the facade is a series of large cubical columns. The extreme …

 

Ajanta Caves

Ajanta Caves

In the middle of a forest range stands a steep horse-shoe shaped coffee brown rocky cliff. A stream, the Waghora river, cascades down from the …

 

Photography at Ajanta

Photography at Ajanta

Photography in Ajanta Caves is riddled with that typical good-news bad-news tradeoff. In general photography is discouraged inside the caves, especially those caves with paintings …

 

Excavation of Ajanta Caves

Excavation of Ajanta Caves

The most striking part of the cave architecture is its absence of materials in its construction. Ajanta caves were created by scooping into the vertical …

 

Shravanabelagola

Shravanabelagola

Shravanabelagola,located 160km west of Bangalore is an important center of Jainism. You can see the high watermarks of Western Ganga Dynasty in the temples and …

 

Ananthapura Lake Temple

Ananthapura Lake Temple

This is the only lake temple in Kerala. The Ananthapura Temple in Kasargod is believed to be the original seat of the Lord Anantha Padbhanabha …