Cave 29 at Ellora in Maharashtra

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Ellora is known for its rock cut shrines and is a UNESCO World Heritage site, located at Aurangabad in Maharashtra state, India. The group of caves at Ellora is considered as one of the finest examples of three religions – Buddhism, Hinduism and Jainism. The caves of Ellora are classified into three groups Buddhist Caves (1-12), Brahmanical Caves (13-29) and Jaina Caves (30-34).

It is the video of Cave 29 at Ellora, located to the north of the waterfall; it is the largest Brahmanical cave. The main hall shaped as cruciform, has entrances on the south, west and north. The figures of lions and elephants guarding its steps and also the Nandi platform are carved at the entrance. Various themes are beautifully executed on the walls of the cave such as Andhakasura-vadha, Lord Shiva and Parvati.

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