Impressive Paintings at Ajantha Caves

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in darkness
an art unfolds
lighting the senses

Taken in the AjanthaCaves, Maharashtra, this painting depicts Panini holding a lotus flower (click on name to read info on Wikipedia)

These impressive paintings are a sight to behold and the experience of seeing it for real is something to be cherished and will always be remembered. No flash is allowed while taking snaps as it affects the painting. Unfortunately this is not strictly monitored and some do get away with using flash.

Linked to ABC Wednesday(I)

24 Comments Add yours

  1. vidhya says:

    I have (Calendar) painting of art and sculpture from the caves. Loved your lines….My tactile senses are beaming 🙂

  2. Anita says:

    Lovely. It’s on my wishlist..

  3. Amazing! Would not see this if not for you so thank you =) #ww

  4. Carol Carson says:

    I think the paintings are portrayed far more beautifully without flash. As another commenter said, I may never have seen these except for this wonderful post. Thank you!

  5. Roger Green says:

    impressive INDEED!

    ROG, ABCW

  6. Hildred says:

    Very beautiful – thanks for a most interesting post.

  7. Laurel Regan says:

    An amazing painting!

  8. Shilpa Garg says:

    Must visit Ajanta -Ellora sometimes! Lovely capture!

  9. nabanita21 says:

    Majestic….!! So many places to visit but so little time

  10. Thanks for sharing such an awesome painting and for linking up this week.
    Enjoy your day!!!

  11. Very nice, I would love to see it in person.
    Thanks for sharing.

  12. artmusedog says:

    What a gift to see this and then to be able to photograph this wonder ~ Great photography for I !

    artmusedog and carol (A Creative Harbor)

  13. fredamans says:

    Impressive, indeed!

  14. Christian says:

    A wonderful work, it is hard to protect it.

  15. Nona says:

    So beautiful. I would love to see some cave paintings in person one day.

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