Photograph of the faÃ§ade of the Lankeshvara
Shrine from the terrace, Kailasanatha Temple (Cave XVI), Ellora in
Maharashtra, taken by J. Johnston in c.1874. The spectacular site
of Ellora is renowned for its series of Hindu, Buddhist and Jain
cave temples excavated into the rocky faÃ§ade of a cliff of basalt.
The works were carried out under the patronage of the Kalachuri,
the Chalukya and the Ras…