Andhra PradeshEdit

 
Bojjannakonda Caves and Hilltop Monastery, Anakapalle, Visakhapatnam district
 
Caves at Guntupalle
 
Bhairava Kona

AssamEdit

 
Cave temple at Maibong

BiharEdit

GoaEdit

  • Harvalem Caves, Sanquelim, Goa 403505, circa. 6th century.

GujaratEdit

HaryanaEdit

None of these have been studied scientifically yet.

Himachal PradeshEdit

 
Rock Cut Temple, Masroor

15 rock-cut temples in the Indo-Aryan style are richly carved. This is a unique monolithic structure in the sub-Himalayan region. The main shrine contains three stone images of Rama, Lakshmana and Sita. The temple complex is located on a hill and has a large rectangular water pond. The temple complex is believed to have been built by the Pandava during their exile; the exact date is not known. The ancient name of the city Kangra was Bhimnagar, founded by Bhima, one of the Pandava brothers.

KarnatakaEdit

KashmirEdit

KeralaEdit

Madhya PradeshEdit

MaharashtraEdit

 
Painting of the mountain of Ellora, by Thomas Daniell (1803)

OdishaEdit

Tamil NaduEdit

UttarakhandEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://orissa.gov.in/e-magazine/Orissareview/2010/May-June/engpdf/89-95.pdf
  2. ^ a b "Study uncovers interesting details of cave temple architecture". The Hindu. India. 27 October 2010.
  3. ^ "Rock-cut Vishnu temple". Archaeological Survey of India. Retrieved 14 November 2011.
  4. ^ a b "District Tourist Places". Villupuram district, Tamil Nadu Government. Retrieved 14 November 2011.
  5. ^ "Rock cut Sivan kovil". Archaeology department, Tamil Nadu Government. Retrieved 14 November 2011.
  6. ^ "Cave temple cries for attention". The Hindu. India. 10 June 2011.

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