Ellora Caves – Kailasa Temple

Ellora caves are located near Aurangabad in Maharashtra. It is declared as World Heritage Site by UNESCO. It consists rock carved temples of Hindus, Buddhist and Jain.

Hindu temple is named as Kailasa (cave 16). It considered as most remarkable among all caves. I got a chance to visit this amazing place recently so sharing few pictures of Kailasa Temple and will share pics of Buddhist and Jain temples in next post.

Front view of Kailasa Temple
Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati
Lord Shiva
Top view of Kailasa Temple

As per Wikipedia, the carver started at the top of the original rock and excavated downwards. Isn’t this amazing?