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