India – the land of many religions, culture and traditions offers the very best of sacred spots. If you are in India, then there are innumerable spots to visit and it would never get over. Yet, there are some places which come under the “must see” category. Ajanta Caves is one such sacred destination.
With around 29 temples belonging to the Buddhist religion, Ajanta caves have the history of having temples which exist since the 2nd century BC. History has it that Ajanta Caves has been carved out of cliff which was shaped like a horse shoe. Dating back to the 2nd century BC, this cliff near the River Waghora was frequented by the Buddhist monks who used to pray here. These prayer halls or chaitya grihas and the viharas were the mainstay of these monks for around 9 centuries. Then suddenly they were abandoned and again found [...]