Ajanta is phenomenal site camouflaged in the labyrinth of the Sahayadri mountain range.

These are 29 rock hewn caves were excavated between 2nd B.C to 6th century A.D. caves located near the historical city of Aurangabad, in Maharashtra state, India.

History always has mystical feel to it, special when it’s expresses through pictures and signs million years ago. Change in culture and society over the period of time could make it vanish or twist its meaning. There are very few examples of such archeologically important discoveries to be recovered completely and make complete sense.

One such gift to Indian culture from ancestors in Ajanta Caves, an intriguing set of paintings in stone caves discovered just 2 century ago by East India Company rulers at the time. Many efforts were taken since then to decipher these set of paintings in a sequence and try to establish link with Buddhism’s hay day.

Ajanta is phenomenal site camouflaged in the labyrinth of the Sahayadri mountain range. These are 29 rock hewn caves were excavated between 2nd B.C to 6th century A.D. caves located near the historical city of Aurangabad, in Maharashtra state, India.ologically important discoveries to be recovered completely and make complete sense.

The Ajanta frescos have immortalized the gospel and legend of Lord Buddha. The anonymous painters who were masters of art have adorned the walls of Chaityas (prayer halls) and Viharas (monasteries) with incidences and events from the life of Lord Buddha, Jataka and Avadna stories, scenes from Buddhist plays and mythology through sculpture and paintings

Unparalleled in its history of aesthetics and excellence in the world, Ajanta paintings are exceptional area of India’s cultural heritage.

Ajanta is extraordinary peculiarities have been responsible for its identification of world heritage monument by UNESCO and appears first in the national list.

The paintings are executed on a ground of mud-plaster in the tempera technique. This technique involves painting on a dry surface, after the wall is coated with 1 cm thick layer of a mixture made of clay, cow dung and rice husks. The painting is coated with a coat of lime on completion. In those times, the colors used to be natural. Fresco-type paintings are the chief interest of Ajanta. Paintings depict colorful Buddhist legends and divinities with an exuberance and that is unsurpassed in Indian art. these cave are its unique three dimensional painting on the rock walls of the ancient caves. The painting exhibit an entire drama in varied colour from emerge gods, goddesses, semi divinities, royalty, nobility, common man. Art. Architecture. Flora and fauna. It is veritable feast to the eye of the visitor and especially art connoisseurs, its extraordinary peculiarities have been responsible for its identification of world heritage monument by UNESCO and appears first in the national list.