Ajanta Caves – Group of Caves Monuments

We have visited Ajanta caves after sridi Sai Baba Temple (Shirdi is a town and falls under the jurisdiction of municipal council popularly known as Shirdi Nagar Panchayat, located in Rahata Tehasil in Ahmednagar District in the Indian state of Maharashtra.-- Wiki) & Shani Shingnapur temple (Shani Shingnapur is a village in the Indian state of Maharashtra. Situated in Nevasa taluka in Ahmednagar district, the village is known for its popular temple of Shani, the Hindu god of the planet (graha) Saturn. Shingnapur is 35 km from Ahmednagar city.) Darsan . These caves are huge and big having many big rock hand made caves, walls,statues etc . I have seen a Big Elephant statue it is very difficult to imagine how they have build such huge caves by cutting the hills Rocks , Amazing B) . It was very wonderful journey and The Rain make it more Beautiful . A Great Experience of my Life. Below i am sharing my Photography of Ajanta Caves . One day is not enough to see all caves :(. [nggallery id=7] The Ajanta Caves in Aurangabad district of Maharashtra, India are about 30 cut rock Buddhist cave monuments which date from the 2nd century BC to about 480 or 650 CE. The caves include paintings and sculptures , which are masterpieces of Buddhist religious art, with figures of the Buddha and depictions of the Jataka tales. The caves were built in two phases starting around the 2nd century BCE, with the second group of caves built around 400–650 CE according to older accounts, or all in a brief period of 460 to 480 according to the recent proposals of Walter M. Spink. This is a protected monument in the care of the Archaeological Survey of India, and since 1983, the Ajanta Caves have been a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

This is very good place for visiting to see old culture of India and their dedication about work .