Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Ellora Caves - Part 3 - Jain Caves

Friday, 24 March 2017

About 400 m beyond the last Hindu cave, a small set of Jain caves were made in the 9th century CE. These are the last caves to be excavated at Ellora.

The final set of caves at Ellora: the Jain caves.
A seated Tirthankara. Like the photos below, this is found in Cave 32, the “Indra Sabha” cave.
Gomateshwara stood meditating for so long that vines grew over him.
Yakshini Ambika sitting on a lion under a mango tree.
Matanga Yaksha sitting on an elephant under a banyan tree.

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