List of rock-cut temples in India

This is a partial list of Indian rock-cut temples by state or union territory.

Andhra Pradesh

Assam

Bihar

Goa

  • Harvalem Caves, Sanquelim, Goa 403505, circa. 6th century.

Gujarat

Haryana

None of these have been studied scientifically yet.

Himachal Pradesh

15 rock-cut temples in the Indo-Aryan style are richly carved. This is a unique monolithic structure in the sub-Himalayan region. The main shrine contains three stone images of Rama, Lakshmana and Sita. The temple complex is located on a hill and has a large rectangular water pond. The temple complex is believed to have been built by the Pandava during their exile; the exact date is not known. The ancient name of the city Kangra was Bhimnagar, founded by Bhima, one of the Pandava brothers.

Karnataka

Elora kailash temple

Kashmir

Kerala

Madhya Pradesh

Maharashtra

Odisha

Tamil Nadu

Uttarakhand

See also

References

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  2. "Study uncovers interesting details of cave temple architecture". The Hindu. India. 27 October 2010.
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  6. "Cave temple cries for attention". The Hindu. India. 10 June 2011.

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