Gajasura. Kailash Temple, Ellora Caves, Maharashtra, India

This frame is of rock sculpted Shiva as the mighty Gajantaka who destroys the demon Gajasura.

Most sculptures of Gajasurasamhara in ancient India were narrated visually depicting many armed Shiva carrying attributes like the trishula, a damaru, sword, kapala, pasha, deer, ankusha, vajra, arrow, gada, khatavanga, tanka, bow, snake, the elephant's tusk and akshamala.

Kailash Temple, Ellora Caves, Maharashtra, India is recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.  How to reach Ellora Caves?

Tag : Stupendous Ellora | Content: gud2travel.com | Image: Ronakshah1990 | Update: 18-Mar-2021