BUDDHIST RELICS IN MAHARASHTRA

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Capital of Maharashtra : Mumbai
Travel Attractions : Gateway Of India , Ajanta And Ellora Caves , Marine Drive.
Languages Spoken : Marathi
Best Time To Visit : September To April (Coastal Regions) And September To Mid-June (Hill Stations)

Sculpture of Buddha in Ajanta caves in Aurangabad - MaharashtraBuddhism has made quite an impact on Maharashtra and one can witness it at the various cave sites that are situated around the state. The Ajanta and Ellora caves are the greatest specimen's of rock-cut architecture and Buddhist culture. Excavated between the 3rd and 11th centuries, the 12 exquisite caves of Aurangabad belong to the Buddhist era. Known as the oldest Buddhist caves in India, the Pithaikhora caves form a link between the art of Amravati and Sanchi. Though there are no representations of Buddha found in the 2nd century caves of Kanheri, symbolic representation of his religion are found over here.

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