Elephanta Caves in Series: Within its breadth – The Carvings

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Few carvings from the main hall of the main cave:

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Yogishvara

 

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Andhakasuravada

 

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Gangadhara

 

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Kalyanasundara

 

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Nataraja

 

A carving from the east wing of the main cave:

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Dvarapala

 

The caves were designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987 as per the cultural criteria of UNESCO: the caves “represent a masterpiece of human creative genius” and “bear a unique or at least exceptional testimony to a cultural tradition or to a civilisation which is living or which has disappeared”.  (Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elephanta_Caves)

 

 

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