Locally known as gharapurichi leni, the elephanta caves are a complex and one of the finest specimen of rock-cut cave temples in india located on the elephanta island, 10 km from the city of mumbai the island houses two groups of caves—the first one has five hindu caves and the second one has two buddhist caves. Sullivan's best 100% free buddhist dating site meet thousands of single buddhists in sullivan with mingle2's free buddhist personal ads and chat rooms our network of buddhist men and women in sullivan is the perfect place to make buddhist friends or find a buddhist boyfriend or girlfriend in sullivan. The ajanta caves are rock-cut buddhist caves dating back to the 2 nd century bc, located in the aurangabad district of maharashtra state of india the cave system—composed of around thirthy caves—is dubbed a masterpie of buddhist religiousr art that inguenced indian art that followed it. Presence of jambhala in the buddhist caves of ellora strongly suggests that buddhism was still patronised by the trading community architecture of the caves buddhist caves at ellora are rich in architectural pattern and form there is only one chaityagrha, that is cave 10, among the buddhist caves of ellora. In just a very short time from now, i will present to you the most extensive overview of buddhist caves of tibet on the entire internet tibet has countless caves, and most of them were utilized in the buddhist religioni hope the chinese internet spies don't trash this site.
The cave commands a spectacular view of rice fields, mango orchards and coconut groves that form a sea of green against the dark of the hills the cave has many interesting features. One of the oldest buddhist rock-cut structures in world 22 caves, created approximately in the 2nd century bc beautiful stone carved facades, other values of art and history ajanta caves – india, maharashtra. The ajanta caves constitute ancient monasteries and worship-halls of different buddhist traditions carved into a 250-feet wall of rock   the caves also present paintings depicting the past lives and rebirths of the buddha, pictorial tales from aryasura's jatakamala , and rock-cut sculptures of buddhist deities. “buddhist images were arranged in the caves according to a strict iconographic program at some sites the images were carved directly from the rock within the cave, but at many buddhist cave sites in gansu, the stone of the cliffs is too friable for carving.
A hunting scene, painted in a cave at dunhuang credit dunhuang academy, courtesy of the getty conservation institute dunhuang, china sand is implacable here in far western china. -ajanta caves are excavated in a horse shoe shaped rock surface -ajanta caves date back to the pre-christian era, with cave 10 being the earliest, dating from the second century bc -the colors and shades used were red and yellow ochre, terra verte, lime, kaolin, gypsum, lamp black and lapis lazuli. Buddhism in sri lanka has many connections with cave shelters the advent of buddhism to sri lanka is placed in 3rd century bc with the arrival of arahat mahinda. Three men who bared their bottoms as they posed for pictures at a sacred buddhist site in sri lanka have been arrested according to the bbc, the trio were amongst a group of men who posted semi.
China famous ancient grottoes grottoes are a form of buddhist architecture originated from india in ancient times, buddhists built grottoes on remote mountains for practicing their religion, so grottoes were built to serve buddhism. The karla caves or karle caves or karla cells are a complex of ancient indian buddhist rock-cut cave shrines located in karli nearlonavala, maharashtra the shrines were developed over the period – from the 2nd century bc to the 5th century ad. The ajanta caves predate the caves equally famous at ellora, but they are entirely buddhist there are early caves at ajanta, from about the same time as the stupa at sanchi (approx 200–100 bce), and later caves, dating from around 450 to 500 ce this cave is numbered 26, and dates from the later period—around the 470s. Karla caves the karla caves or karle caves or karla cells are a complex of ancient indian buddhist rock-cut cave shrines located in karli nearlonavala, maharashtra the shrines were developed over the period – from the 2nd century bc to the 5th century ad.
Temple: buddhist temple compounds in east asia symbols of the buddha and precursors of buddhist monuments appeared in china in the western han dynasty (206 bce – 9 ce) during the eastern han (23 – 220 ce), buddhist images and places to worship them had made their way to the chinese capital and many provincial regions. Cave 1 is one of the finest and most popular of the viharas at ajanta, especially renowned for the fantastic murals of two bodhisattvas (saintly beings destined to become the buddha) that flank the doorway of the antechamber to the right, holding a thunderbolt, is avalokitesvara (or vajrapani), the most significant bodhisattva in mahayana buddhism. Cave and rock-cut architecture found in india in the back wall the ratha (literally chariot) is a monolithic shrine carved out of a single rock kanheri caves: these caves near mumbai (in thane district of maharashtra) belong to the hinayana phase of buddhist architecture, while the 5th century image of the buddha in the chaitya hall. He dambulla cave temples date back to the 1st century bc when king valagambahu sought refuge from monks there following his exile from the ancient city of anuradhapura when he eventually regained his throne 14 years later he converted the caves into rock temples to show his gratitude to the monks for their sanctuary.
Aluviharaya, a rock cave temple which has cave writings dating back to bce during the reign of king walagambha, tripitaka was written on ola (palm) leaves that is first time, the tripitaka was written you can find more details on that on internet there's museum which exhibits the traditional writing methods and tools used. Buddhist cave art in china at some sites the images were carved directly from the rock within the cave, but at many buddhist cave sites in gansu, the stone of the cliffs is too friable for carving there should be four encounters (prince siddhartha encounters an old man, a sick person, a corpse and a mendicant monk) here, on the south. This cave, and cave 11 of the kanheri caves, are the only two buddhist caves in india arranged in such a way caves 1 through 9 are all monasteries while cave 10, the vīśvakarmā cave, is a major buddhist prayer hall. The ajanta caves in maharashtra, a world heritage site, are 30 rock-cut cave buddhist temples carved into the sheer vertical side of a gorge near a waterfall-fed pool located in the hills of the sahyadri mountains.