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Ajanta, a UNESCO world heritage site, is Caves_7_2 famous for its Buddhist rock-cut cave temples and monasteries with their extraordinary wall paintings. The temples are hollowed out of granite cliffs on the inner side of a 20-meter ravine in the Wagurna River valley, 105 km northeast of Aurangabad, at a site of great scenic Caves_5 beauty. About 30 caves were excavated between the 1st century BCE and the 7th century CE and are of two types, caityas ("sanctuaries") and viharas ("monasteries"). Although the sculpture, particularly the rich ornamentation of the caitya pillars, is noteworthy, it is the fresco-type paintings that are the chief interest of Ajanta. These paintings depict colorful Buddhist legends and divinities with an exuberance and vitality that is unsurpassed in Indian art.

Caves Ajanta Caves A takes the rock cave of the tower

Log-in of 1983  /Cultural heritage

A accounts for the rock cave of the tower and lies in Halas Ma of Buddhism rock caves of India and specially draws (Maharashtra)
At the cliff on the refined mountain of Wonder of north of the Nation, it is the largest rock cave site of India too.
Built it in the one or second century B.C.. Rock cave when establishing, come at a time A educate era Wang.
The mural painting and sculpture in the rock cave are considered to be Buddhism art and classics in the world graphics art,
quite important art is influenced.
Many periods of book box in the five to sixth century ( Gupta period) ,Extend on a large scale, and on the former address,
increase a lot of gorgeous rock caves.Caves2

In 1819, Hyde draw fence hospitality British officer John and Smith Wang in the Palestine Nation hunted tigers together,
Smith track one enormous tiger come small stream valley, at broken precipice when levelling in the other bank,
the tiger has disappeared and disappeared in covering with the rock walls of plants. Smith observes the rock wall carefully,
seem to see some sculptures, then reported to a fence king. The fence king ordered to clear up the plant on the rock wall,
originally the rock cave under the cover of plant came to light at last. Carving " John and Smith,
1819 " so far on the rock wall of the 10th cave, it is said that tiger flees here.Caves_3 

A take tower rock cave gold period book box many Buddhism Holy Land of imperial court, culture of India,
going through the 1st century and going through for the 7th century of the Christian era and going through more than 700 years,
Buddhism decline, flooded in the end jungle for a time, found unintentionally until 1819, not free from imprisonment.Caves_4 

The rock cave is propped up and mentioning from what has been held Buddhism ceremony mainly ( chaitya,
tower temple, 9, 10, 19, 26, 29number cave)  Adjoining and scolding Luo (vihara, giving up precisely,
monk’s purpose of the room) with for monks to practise Buddhism or Taoism and using Two kinds, there are 29 rock caves in all.

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