Kailash Temple in Ellora Caves, Ellora, Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India.
1500 years old Ellora Caves in Maharashtra, India.
The Kailash temple represents a unique conjunction of two dominant styles?Buddhist cave architecture and Hindu temple style. The temple is an enormous monolithic rock carving in an unusual form. The main temple has a pillared prayer hall with a unique pattern on the rooftop consisting of lions within concentric circles. Five subsidiary shrines and two gigantic light stands are carved directly out of stone.