Buddihst statue is carved at the Ellora Caves - Stock image
Cleaning, Ellora, India, Maharashtra, Adult
Ellora India - November 15, 2012:Indian labourer sweeps near statues carved at the Ajanta Caves in Aurangabad district of Maharashtra, India. Ellora is an archaeological site, 29 km (18 mi) North-West of the city of Aurangabad in the Indian state of Maharashtra built by the Rashtrakuta dynasty. Well known for its monumental caves, Ellora is a World Heritage Site. Ellora represents the epitome of Indian rock-cut architecture. The 34 'caves' aa actually structures excavated out of the vertical face of the Charanandri hills. Buddhist, Hindu and Jain rock-cut temples and viharas and mathas were built between the 5th century and 10th century.The caves, demonstrate the religious harmony prevalent during this period of Indian history.