Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Images of India - 72

A glimpse of  India in black and white. I had taken this snap long time when driving on my way to office.

A old building on MG Road, Bangalore

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Cave No. 23, Ajanta

The Cave No. 23 at Ajanta is an unfinished monastery built sometime between 5th century and 6th century A.D.

It consists of pillared verandah having a cell at each end, an hall with 4 cells at both the ends of side wall and back wall contain antechamber with side cells.

The cave is known for the rich decoration of pillars and the naga doorkeepers. The pillars of verandah are all intact and display  fine workmanship in ornamental details. 

The naga doorkeepers of the door-jambs, each with a foot resting on an elevated platform, are noteworthy.