caves specialty is paintings so
advanced and complicated that you
could spend your whole life trying to
find out what each one is and still
not know everything about the
The style of painting is fresco
where you put wet plaster on the wall
and before the plaster becomes dry,
you paint the wall.
Each painting is a part of a
story that continues into the next
series of paintings.
The indescribable art is
disappearing slowly because of old
age. People lit up the caves by
throwing water into the caves and
showing the reflection into the
caves. Buddhist and Jain monks
painted in Ajanta caves. The
faces of people are tiny, yet
extremely expressive. The styles
of things are outnumbered. When you look at
the paintings, you realize you can
draw or paint things so many different
The works made a long time ago
gives us examples of how to live a
good life now.
The work is perfect because if
the workers made a tiny mistake they
would have to abandon the cave.
Great Indian people are shown
in the caves like Shivi Chakravarthi,
who sacrificed his flesh to save a
pidgin from an eagle.
But truly, it was God who
wanted to test him and he was praised
and given his flesh back. Buddha
is mostly shown.
Buddha’s life goes on and on
and you never get bored.
It is one of the opportunities
you wouldn’t want to miss.
Sitaraman is a Student of TISB in
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