- This 1200 Year Old Hindu Temple Is Carved From A SINGLE Piece Of Rock.
- The Kailasa temple in Ellora, Maharashtra, India is a MEGALITH carved out of a SINGLE rock. It is considered as one of the most remarkable cave temples in India, mostly because of its humongous size, architecture and sculptural implementations.
- In other words, it is one of the many places on Earth that proves how ancient societies—around the globe—were extremely advanced in various fields, possessing a knowledge that allowed them to erect—or carve—mind-bending structures that have remained standing for thousands of years after their creation.
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.
This temple is a UNESCO World Heritage site and leaves a lasting impact on every visitor.
- The Kailasa temple is a stunning work of art created 1200 years ago. Carved from a single piece of rock, the sheer engineering skill required to make this temple was nearly a miracle, especially in the year 800 AD. After all, the only tools available were elephants and basic building materials. This particular temple is a set of 34 monasteries and temples known as the Ellora Caves.