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Ellora Cave Temples
Cave 30A
General view

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General view

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Facade

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Facade

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View around the cave

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View around the cave

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General view

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Extended front porch

Four sturdy pillars support the porch

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View from top

Triple-lotus medallion caps the roof at the center.

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View from top

Triple-lotus medallion caps the roof at the center.

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Lotus medallion on top of front porch

Triple-lotus medallion caps the roof at the center.

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Front porch viewed from top

Triple-lotus medallion caps the roof at the center.

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Front porch

Four sturdy pillars support the porch

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Front porch

Four sturdy pillars support the porch

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Lintel detail

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Front porch

Four sturdy pillars support the porch

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Front porch detail

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Pillar detail

Impressive overflowing pots form the pillar bases.

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Lotus medallion

The lotus medallion at the center of the porch ceiling shows two close-set holes, presumably connected within which must have been for garlands (or possibly lamps).

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Lotus Medallion

The lotus medallion at the center of the porch ceiling shows two close-set holes, presumably connected within which must have been for garlands (or possibly lamps).

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Lotus Medallion

The lotus medallion at the center of the porch ceiling shows two close-set holes, presumably connected within which must have been for garlands (or possibly lamps).

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Incomplete section

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Mandapa

Inside, it is evident that the hall, even though very unfinished at both rear and sides, was to have a twelve-pillared hypostyle, surrounding a central altar with a

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Mandapa

Inside, it is evident that the hall, even though very unfinished at both rear and sides, was to have a twelve-pillared hypostyle, surrounding a central altar with a

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Mandapa - pillar details

Inside, it is evident that the hall, even though very unfinished at both rear and sides, was to have a twelve-pillared hypostyle, surrounding a central altar with a

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Pillar detail in mandapa

Inside, it is evident that the hall, even though very unfinished at both rear and sides, was to have a twelve-pillared hypostyle, surrounding a central altar with a

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Pillar detail in mandapa

Inside, it is evident that the hall, even though very unfinished at both rear and sides, was to have a twelve-pillared hypostyle, surrounding a central altar with a

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Sthambha flanked by four standing Jinas

Inside, it is evident that the hall, even though very unfinished at both rear and sides, was to have a twelve-pillared hypostyle, surrounding a central altar with a

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Lotus medallion

Lotus medallion directly above the sthambha.

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Pillar in the mandapa

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Looking out from the mandapa into the porch and beyond

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Facade

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Facade

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Porch

Four sturdy pillars support the porch

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Porch detail

Four sturdy pillars support the porch

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Porch detail

Four sturdy pillars support the porch

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Porch detail looking into the mandapa

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Pillar detail in mandapa

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Chaumukha of 4 standing tirthankara

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General view outside the cave

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Porch view leading into the mandapa

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mandapa

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Looking outward from mandapa

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Porch view leading into the mandapa

Details om balustrade show remains of rampant lions on elephants.

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Lintel detail

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Porch detail

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Lotus medallion in the porch

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