Kailash Temple, Ellora

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Kailas Temple is one of the greatest wonders of architecture that is made up from a single rock inside Ellora. Kailash Temple in Ellora is a proud single-stoned megalith that was built by Rashtrakuta king Krishna long back in the 8th century. Kailasnatha Temple is a part of the 34 temples and monasteries inside Ellora caves.

Kailasnath Temple Ellora

While exploring Ellora you will sight The Kailasa Temple. The Dravidian hands and expertise of the elaborate piece of art that the temple is notable and has gained fame all over the world. When the dynasty of Rashtrakuta was on Kailas Temple in Ellora was completed as a temple for worship by the founder.

Gods and Importance at Kailasa Temple Ellora

Kailasa Temple the home for Lord Shiva constructed in a very intriguing manner. After the scoop of more than 40,000 tons of rocks for over a hundred years, it was made with a highly secure and rigid tradition being followed.

Archaeologists are deeply in the facts and matters to study the structures of Kailasnatha Temple and its origins. Right from the type of chisel to the number of years old, they are trying to dig out the maximum information possible for Lord Shiva Kailash Temple.

Entry of Kailasa Temple Aurangabad

What does Kailash Temple have to Offer?

Kailas Temple has a huge idol of Shiva made up in the traditional texture. In the courtyard, it has the vehicle of Shiva residing with equal superiority, Nandi, on the entrance. There is a Shiva lingam inside housed for the ease of devotees to venture in with offerings and to seek blessings.

Continuing with the Indian style of temples made there are pillars and walls which have the images carved out of other deities and mithunas which add further importance to the already attractive work of sculpture at Kailas Temple.

Lord Shiva is not alone at Kailashnath Temple

Yes, Apart from these luring pieces Kailas Temple is a witness of having a grand sculpture of Ravana who is lifting Mount Kailasa with his might and rigor which is depicted on his face really well. This is again a milestone in Hindu architecture.

Other Destinations Near Kailasa temple, Ellora

Ajanta Caves

Ellora Caves

Aurangabad Caves

Aurangabad City

Yawal Wildlife Sanctuary

Melghat Tiger Reserve

Nashik City

0 thoughts on “Kailash Temple, Ellora

  • March 20, 2016 at 6:25 am

    If you want to explore the art of India, you should visit the Kailasa Temple at Ellora caves. This is a perfect example of the old India architecture.


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