Shrine of the Kailasa Temple, Ellora

Illustration

Dola RC
by Jean-Pierre Dalbéra
published on 27 October 2015

A Hindu shrine from the rock-cut Kailasa temple at Ellora, 8-9th century CE. The central figure is Ganga, the personification of the river Ganges. Ellora, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a meeting place of Hindu, Buddhist and Jain art philosophies. A large portion of it was built between 5th and 8th century CE.

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