Ellora Caves- Jain, Hindu, and Buddhist Temples
Trip Start Sep 01, 2009
70Trip End Dec 27, 2009
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The most spectacular of the whole lot in Ellora is the Kailasa Temple. It was built King Krishna I in 760 AD. It was built to represent Mount Kailasa , home of the Hindu God Shiva in the Himalaya
Just like cutting piece of cake out from the main square cake. They then began to carve, with hand tools, on this huge block, from the top down, to "release" a temple. They created a seven story high temple from the solid rock. It is a must see. In the process of carving this temple out of solid rock, the removed over 200,000 tons of rock. It is fabulous!. It has rooms, stairways, ornaments, and anterooms. The carving is extraordinary. Enjoy the pics of Ellora Caves.
My breathing is improving, things seem to be going very well. We leave tomorrow for a flight to Mumbai. What could go wrong there?