Tulja Caves

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Tulja Caves are located beyond north end of Shivneri, India.[1] The cave has circular Chaitya hall surrounded by twelve octagonal pillars around Stupa.[2]

These caves are one of the earliest caves of Junnar, excavated around 50 B.C. This Buddhist cave group consist of 11 cave. Now, cave No 4 is taken over by Hindus and converted into temple of goddess.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Ahir, D. C. (2003). Buddhist sites and shrines in India : history, art, and architecture (1. ed.). Delhi: Sri Satguru Publ. p. 192. ISBN 8170307740. 
  2. ^ Dalal, Roshen (2010). The religions of India : a concise guide to nine major faiths (Rev. ed.). New Delhi: Penguin Books. p. 177. ISBN 0143415174.