Ajanta Cave 17 – Mahayana Vihara or Buddhist Monastery

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Ajanta Caves; cave paintings; India; uasatish;
Beautiful Ceiling in Cave 17

Ajanta Cave 17 is full of paintings depicting Jataka tales. The tales originated in India and narrate stories from Buddha’s previous lives. The paintings are more than 1,500 years old and in a better condition than in other Ajanta caves. …