Sunday, October 28, 2012

Just back from a beautiful pilgrimage-- Ashtavinayak
lenyadri, Ozar, Ranjangaon, Theur, siddhatek, Morgaon, Mahad, Pali.
Jejuri too.
These images are from lenyadri, the first stop. In this Buddhist cave complex (3 BC to 3 AD), one cave has a swayambhu as in self manifesting image of the Lord Ganpati. The climb is a not so simple 150 steps.

inscription on the wall of the cave
Lenyadri-- the cave dates to 3 C BC
arches outside the cave where the Ganpati  deity is

The cave with the stupa

very interesting vaulted ceiling

1 comment:

PQ said...

They look beautiful. Have heard a lot about these names. I've never been here, should visit sometime.