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The shrine of Shiva | by Santanu Sen
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The shrine of Shiva

Ellora Cave 16: the Kailasanatha Temple. 8th century.

 

The pillared hall in the Kailasanatha temple leading to the sanctum sanctorum. This entire hall was scooped inside out from a block of rock. At some places, paintings on the roof still survive.

 

Ellora Caves Album:

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Taken on December 29, 2016