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Cave 7. Interesting cluster of figures around Buddha at the inner sanctuary. The statues were NOT carved and placed there. They were carved out from solid rock including space of the sanctuary. Its more like a man-made cave dug out from cliff rock. Ajanta cave temple, Maharashtra state, India.

Fine structural details of the face with long ear lobe. There is holes on his ear lobe, indicating that he once wore ear ring when he was the prince. The hair already been done curly, but not pointed like in Thailand. Ajanta cave temple, Maharashtra state, india.

Another sitting Buddha with fine indian craftmanship done thousand years ago before spreading East to Asia. Ajanta cave temple, Maharashtra state, India.

Cave 6 inner sanctuary with partial original wall painting still intact. Ajanta cave temple consists of 30 rock-cut cave Buddhist temples carved out from the cliff face during the Hinayana (2nd BC to 1st AD) to the Mahayana (5th to 6th BC) periods. Maharashtra state, India.

Ajanta Cave 4. A large sitting Buddha in the inner sanctuary. The largest monastery with some unfinished cells carved out from solid rock cliff. Dated the 6th century. Ajanta cave temple, Maharashtra state, India.

Cave 19. A chaitya interior with beautifully columns and figures. The ceiling were carved with rib-like structure for audio effect when chanting behind the main structure. It was used as early as 2nd century BC found in Karla Buddhist caves. The churches echo effect could have originated from here. 6th century. Ajanta cave temple, Maharashtra state, India.

Reclining Buddha or Sleeping Buddha. One of the original in India. Its more of a relief carved on the side wall in cave 26. 5th to 6th century. Ajanta cave temple, Maharashtra state, India.

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