Binnayaga Buddhist Caves

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Binnayaga Caves
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Binnayaga Caves
Map showing the location of Binnayaga Caves
Map showing the location of Binnayaga Caves
Map showing the location of Binnayaga Caves
Map showing the location of Binnayaga Caves
Coordinates24°03′46″N 75°53′33″E / 24.062657°N 75.8925667°E / 24.062657; 75.8925667Coordinates: 24°03′46″N 75°53′33″E / 24.062657°N 75.8925667°E / 24.062657; 75.8925667

Binnayaga Buddhist Caves also known as Vinayaka or Vinayaga are located at village Binnayaga in the state of Rajasthan, India. The excavation has around 20 laterite caves facing south from east to west. This is monastic complex, the cells are smaller than Kolvi Caves cell. The stupa shaped sanctuary is the highlight of these caves. It has chaitya which bears windows. Another significant cave has two wings of an open courtyard. "It has at the back a closed lobby with vaulted ceiling and a central door flanked by a cell on either side. The moulded pedestal against the back wall is now empty."[1]

These caves are located 8 miles away from Kolvi.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jaipur Circle, ASI. "BUDDHIST CAVES AND PILLARS". Archaeological Survey of India. Retrieved 30 November 2013.
  2. ^ ERNET India at IUCAA Data Center Pune in co-operation with CMU, IIIT-H, NSF, IISC Banglore and MCIT for the Govt. of India and 21 participating centers. "Some Buddhist Antiquities and Monuments of Rajasthan". Digital Library of India. Archived from the original on 3 December 2013. Retrieved 30 November 2013.

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