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Bhojpur, along the banks of a river on the cliff is this half finished temple. Within in lies a 40 ft Shivling. Around the temple you will find carved into the rock surfaces the original designs of the temple in the olden days. One story says that during construction of the temple top, one of the slabs of rock fell on the Shivling, and hence the temple was never finished. Another story, tells us that in midst of construction a war broke out and all the workers were called away and it ws…

Bhojpur, along the banks of a river on the cliff is this half finished temple. Within in lies a 40 ft Shivling. Around the temple you will find carved into the rock surfaces the original designs of the temple in the olden days. One story says that during construction of the temple top, one of the slabs of rock fell on the Shivling, and hence the temple was never finished. Another story, tells us that in midst of construction a war broke out and all the workers were called away and it ws…

Rock Hewn Kailasa Temple, Ellora Caves, India

Rock Hewn Kailasa Temple, found in 1 of 34 Ellora Caves, commisioned by Rashtrakuta ruler Krishna from a Basalt cliff.

Maijishan Caves @ Tianshui, China Aspundir: Maijishan Grottoes in China. 194 caves cut in the side of the hill of Majishan in Tianshui, Gansu Province, northwest China.

The Maijishan Grottoes are a series of 194 caves cut in the side of the hill of Majishan in Tianshui, Gansu Province, northwest China. This example of rock cut architecture contains over Buddhist sculptures and over square meters of mu.

A small temple at the banks of river Chandrabhaga, Pandharpur. Pandharpur is the most popular pilgrimage city on the banks of Chandrabhaga or also called Bhimā river in Solāpur district, Maharashtra, India. Pandharpur is situated on the 1711 north axis and the 7511 east longitude in Solapur District. The Vithoba temple attracts about a million Hindu pilgrims during the major yātrā (pilgrimage) in the month of Ashadh (June–July). Picture Credits: @mr.vadapav.  #chandrabhaga #bhimariver…

A small temple at the banks of river Chandrabhaga, Pandharpur. Pandharpur is the most popular pilgrimage city on the banks of Chandrabhaga or also called Bhimā river in Solāpur district, Maharashtra, India. Pandharpur is situated on the 1711 north axis and the 7511 east longitude in Solapur District. The Vithoba temple attracts about a million Hindu pilgrims during the major yātrā (pilgrimage) in the month of Ashadh (June–July). Picture Credits: @mr.vadapav. #chandrabhaga #bhimariver…

The Lost Temples of Deulghata!

The Lost Temples of Deulghata! This is one of the two remaining tall brick deul style Jain temples with stucco decoration on the banks of the River Kangsabati in Purulia, West Bengal, India.

Descent of the Ganges at Mahabalipuram, in the Tamil Nadu state India, is one of a group of monuments that were designated as a World Heritage Site since 1984.[1] Measuring 96 feet (29 m) long by 43 feet (13 m) high, it is a giant open-air relief carved of the a monolithic rock. The monuments and sanctuaries were built by the Pallava kings in the 7th and 8th centuries.

Ganges at Mahabalipuram, India. A giant open-air relief carved of the a monolithic rock. The monuments and sanctuaries were built by the Pallava kings in the and centuries.

The Virupaksha temple is the main center of pilgrimage at Hampi. India.

India - Incredible sculptured structure - The Virupaksha temple is the main center of pilgrimage at Hampi.

Mahabalipuram

ॐ Mahabalipuram Hindu Mandir (Temple)-Hinduism architecture, India

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