Saturday, 13 February 2016
Ellora caves in maharashtra
Ellora is an archaeological site which is located at 30 km away from Aurangabad city in Maharashtra State. We know that everyone has heard about ellora caves and some of you have already visited this site. But here in this article you may get the information about ellora caves which you didn't know. we will deliver the brief history and little information about ellora caves which can be helpful to you if you visit ellora caves in future.
Brief history of ellora caves
Ellora is known for Hindu, Jain and Buddhist temples which were built during 6th and 9th century in the rule of Rashtrakuta, Chalukya, and Kalachuri. Ellora caves site is included in world heritage site. This caves are built in the vertical face of charanandri hills. Carving work of ellora was begun in 550 AD.
The Hindu Caves: It was constructed in the beginning of 7th century which represent different style of carving and creation version. because of few complexities it requires few generations of planning and coordination to complete the construction of Hindu caves.
The Buddhist Caves: The buddhist caves was structured earliest but created in between of 5th and 7th century. These caves consist multi - story buildings carved in the mountain face which includes kitchens, living quarters and sleeping quarters.
The Jain Caves: They are large as much the hindu caves and buddhist caves but the represent the detailed art work. Jain Caves represent specific dimensions jain philosophy and tradition.
Ellora is famous because of its carving in different styles. there are total 34 caves which includes 17 Hindu caves 12 Buddhist caves and 5 jain caves. when you reach at ellora caves you need to take a ticket which costs rs. 10 per person, to see the ellora caves. You can take auto to reach at the caves which are locate at the top of hills. So friends, above is the information about ellora caves. we hope that this article is helpful to you. If you have visited this place then share your reviews with us in comment box. Have a nice day.
Author: Raj Thakkar
Raj Thakkar is a Blogger (By Choice) from Bhuj.He has completed his B.Tech. CE from Ganpat University.