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Shrine of the Kailasa Temple, Ellora

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by Jean-Pierre Dalbéra
published on 27 October 2015
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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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Dalbéra, J. (2015, October 27). Shrine of the Kailasa Temple, Ellora. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/4152/

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Dalbéra, Jean-Pierre. "Shrine of the Kailasa Temple, Ellora." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 27, 2015. https://www.ancient.eu/image/4152/.

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Dalbéra, Jean-Pierre. "Shrine of the Kailasa Temple, Ellora." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 27 Oct 2015. Web. 04 Mar 2021.

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