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  AJANTA: Home Page
The Ajanta project is aimed at building an infrastructure for mobile agent execution that incorporates security and robustness features as an integral part of the design.
In Ajanta, the mobile agent paradigm is based on the generic concept of a network mobile object.
Ajanta is implemented using the Java language and its security mechanisms are designed based on Java's security model.
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 Ajanta, the fountainhead
The paintings of Ajanta are known to be the fountainhead of all the classic paintings of Asia.
To the left of the entrance to the antechamber of the main shrine of the cave is a painting of the Bodhisattva Padmapani, the Bearer of the Lotus.
In the paintings of Ajanta, the painters' knowledge of perspective is obvious in the receding pillars and in examples such as the elliptical depiction of the mouth of vessels.
www.frontlineonnet.com /fl2120/stories/20041008000106400.htm   (3064 words)

 Ajanta: A Journey Into the Religio-Aesthetic Kingdom of Buddhist Art
The Ajanta artist, when he emerged on this plateau, had in his hands, chisel and hammer and brush and colours, in his mind, scriptures of Buddhism, and in the heart, faith, but as strongly prevailed upon him the love for life.
Now each painting or image that emerged on Ajanta's walls or facades was the artist's prayer and each colour, line and stroke of brush or chisel, expression of his faith, but they all spoke in simultaneity also the language of senses.
Ajanta was the centre of the monastic and religious activities since the second-first century B. itself and embellishing facades and wall spaces with paintings and sculptures continued all through, but excavation of caves seems to have remained suspended till it re-commenced with the excavation of Caves 16 and 17.
www.exoticindia.com /article/ajanta   (2113 words)

 Welcome to Ajanta Caves Information Resource
AJANTA is world's greatest historical monument recognised by UNESCO far near from Jalgaon city of Maharashtra, India.
There are 30 caves in Ajanta of which 9, 10, 19, 26 and 29 are chaitya-grihas and the rest are monasteries.
Most of the paintings in Ajanta are right from 2nd century BC-AD and some of them about the fifth century AD and continued for the next two centuries.
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 Ajanta and Ellora Caves, Buddhist Caves of Aurangabad, Western India Tours, Cave Tours in India, Historic Caves in ...
Ajanta caves are located 99-km away from Aurangabad district in the state of Maharashtra.
It is in the female figures in the paintings of Ajanta that one sees the true mastery of the artist.
Ajanta provides a unique opportunity to study the early phases of Buddhist sculpture, painting and architecture, which later influenced artistic traditions in Central Asia and the Far East.
www.indiantravelportal.com /maharashtra/caves/ajanta-caves.html   (1143 words)

 Ajanta and Buddhist art presented in Culture section
This is the inscription on Cave 26, at Ajanta in the state of Maharashtra, which also conveys that the monk Buddhabhadra had ordered and provided for the cave’s excavation in the late 5th century A.D. Earlier a merchant, Buddhabhadra had renounced the world and retreated to Ajanta, probably with much of his wealth.
Cave 10, the earliest chaitya and possibly Ajanta’s earliest excavation, bears paintings dated to the midsecond century B.C. and incorporate symbols of the Buddha such as the Bodhi Tree and the Stupa.
Ajanta’s artistic expression travelled to other lands, by land and sea trade routes, add wall paintings in Buddhist prayerhalls and monasteries in Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Nepal, Tibet, Mongolia, China and Japan are believed to have derived inspiration from those at Ajanta.
www.newsfinder.org /site/more/ajanta_and_buddhist_art   (1305 words)

 ASKSiddhi.com : Destination - Ajanta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
North-East of Aurangabad and 60 km from Jalgaon are the remarkable rock-cut Caves of Ajanta.
The Ajanta Carvings of the Mahayana Phase rival those of the Gupta period monuments, to which they are stylistically related, demonstrating the artistic links between Deccan and central India in the 5th century.
The series of paintings at Ajanta that cloaks the walls and ceilings is unparalleled in the history of Indian Art, both for the wide range of subjects illustrated and the assured mastery of the medium.
www.asksiddhi.com /travel/ajanta.htm   (581 words)

 Ajanta and Ellora
Ajanta, Ellora and Elephanta caves are easily the most famous of the lot.
Ajanta caves, situated 166 kms from Aurangabad, is cut from a much steeper face of a gorge and is hence located in much more dramatic setting.
Ajanta is more famous for its paintings although most of them have faded quite a bit over time.
www.travel-notes.org /ajanta.html   (961 words)

 Ajanta - LoveToKnow 1911
AJANTA (more properly AraNTHa), a village in the dominions of the Nizam of Hyderabad in India (N. lat.
Very few of the frescoes have been identified, but two are illustrations of stories in Arya Sura's Jataka Maid, as appears from verses in Buddhist Sanskrit painted beneath them.
See J. Burgess and Bhagwanlal Indraji, Inscriptions from the Cave Temples of Western India (Bombay, 1881); J. Fergusson and J. Burgess, Cave Temples of India (London, 1880); J. Griffiths, Paintings in the Buddhist Cave Temples of Ajanta (London, 2 vols., 1896-1897).
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Ajanta   (377 words)

 webindia123.com-monuments-Ajanta Caves
Ajanta paintings are more correctly tempera, since they are painted on a dry surface.
The lower level is a pillar hall, to support the upper level; inside is a seated Buddha image with his feet squat on the base with an intricately carved door to the shrine.
There is the Ajanta Travellers Lodge at the caves and the M T D C Holiday Resort at Fardapur 5km from the caves apart from regular hotels in nearby areas which offer excellent value.
www.webindia123.com /monuments/other/ajanta.htm   (2140 words)

 The Ajanta Caves India,Ajanta Cave Temple in India
The Ajanta Caves were discovered accidentally by a British Captain, John Smith in 1819, while on a hunting expedition.
At Ajanta, the paintings on the walls, illustrate the events in the life of Gautama Buddha.
Ajanta provides a unique platform to study the early phases of Buddhist sculpture, painting and architecture.
www.famous-india.com /buildings-in-india/the-ajanta-caves-india.html   (644 words)

 Ajanta Ellora Caves India,Famous Ajanta Ellora Caves,Temple Caves of Ajanta Ellora in India
Ajanta Ellora Cave monuments are regarded as a world heritage site of India.These cave temples and carved out from the 2nd century BC to 6th century AD.
Ajanta Ellora travel guide provides complete info on Ajanta Ellora Caves, a world marvel site, the carvings and the paintings in the caves depicting the life stories of Lord Buddha will definitely leaves its visitors completely mesmerized.
The carvings and the murals in the Ajanta depicted the contemporary society of that period.
www.indiasite.com /maharashtra/aurangabad/ajanta.html   (1031 words)

Ajanta caves are located 99-km away from Aurangabad district in the state of Maharastra.
Ajanta caves were carved out from the 2nd century BC to 6th century AD.
The Ajanta caves are dedicated solely to Buddhism.
www.pages.drexel.edu /~sm97/ajantha.html   (1045 words)

 Ajanta Food Colours   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
AJANTA creates a niche for itself and establishes its leadership in a competitive market.
Soon the AJANTA brand of the products traverses the national boundaries to emerge as the standard of quality in many countries across the world.
Ajanta is a leading global manufacturer of food colours, flavours fragrances, baking powder and ultra marine blue, employing advance technologies to develop specially for food and beverages, cosmetics and pharmaceutical, inks and other applications.
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 Travel, Tour Packages, Tours, Hotels, Holidays Or Vacation In Ajanta and Ellora   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Ajanta - It was only in the 19th century that the Ajanta group of caves, lying deep within the Sahyadri hills of Maharashtra and cut into the curved mountainside above the Waghora river, were discovered.
The Ajanta caves and the treasures they house are a landmark in the overall development of Buddhism in India and in general.
Aurangabad (99 kilometres from Ajanta and 30 km from Ellora) is the ideal base to visit Ajanta and Ellora, since it is directly linked to Delhi, Udaipur, Jaipur, and Mumbai.
us.makemytrip.com /destination/ajanta_and_ellora/ajanta_and_ellora1.htm   (745 words)

 Travelmasti- Ajanta Caves,India
Ajanta provides a unique combination of architecture, sculpture and paintings.
The Ajanta sculptures of the Mahayana Phase establish a formal religious imagery.
While the Hinayana monuments at the site are virtually devoid of carvings, Cave l, is one of the finest monasteries and the interior paintings here, are among the greatest at Ajanta.
www.travelmasti.com /budhist_sites/ajantacaves.htm   (746 words)

 Ajanta Pharma: Hold
Ajanta Pharma is a relatively small pharmaceutical firm that largely caters to the pharmaceutical formulation (ready-to-consume) market.
OTC products is where Ajanta is in a powerful position, owing to the company's successful mixing of ayurvedic knowledge with modern medicine and then creating entrenched brands.
Ajanta Pharma is very competitive in its OTC range of products, where it has carved a niche for itself.
www.thehindubusinessline.com /iw/2001/04/01/stories/0201b053.htm   (518 words)

 Ajanta Caves, India
Ajanta Caves – India Travel Log – A first-hand account, with photos, of a visit to the Ajanta caves.
Map of Ajanta Caves – Map of Maharashtra from MSN Encarta, with Ajanta Caves clearly marked.
Ajanta is not shown, but it is south of the stations, in Aurangabad.
www.sacred-destinations.com /india/ajanta-caves.htm   (1687 words)

 Ajanta Pharma.com - The official website of Ajanta Pharma Limited
Ajanta under no circumstances shall be held responsible for the contents and information of other companies web sites, referred in this site.
Ajanta Pharma uses its best efforts to respect the privacy of their on-line visitors.
This information is used solely by Ajanta, and other associates that are involved in the operation of this website for internal purposes and is not sold or transferred to third parties.
www.ajantapharma.com /privacy.htm   (760 words)

Ajanta is about 105 km away from Aurangabad and one can reach the Ajanta caves by bus or by train.
The old town of Ajanta is 7 km from the caves.
The landscape around Ajanta is verdant and peaceful and it was specifically for this purpose, that this site was chosen for the rock cut temple caves.
www.indyahills.com /maharashtra/ajanta.html   (2206 words)

 Ajanta Caves India,Ajanta Cave Info,Ajanta Caves Information Guide
India possesses some of the most amazing monuments that can be proclaimed as 'landmarks in the history of architecture', Ajanta Caves is one of them.
Of the Ajanta caves, five are prayer halls and the rest monasteries.
Two basic types of monastic Buddhist architecture are preserved at Ajanta, the Chaitya or prayer hall and Vihara or monastery.
www.indiantravels.com /monuments-in-india/ajanta-caves.html   (394 words)

 Manas: Culture, Architecture of India, Ajanta
he thirty temples at Ajanta are set into the rocky sides of a crescent shaped gorge in the Inhyadri hills of the Sahyadri ranges.
However, the identities of the artists responsible for the execution of the Ajanta caves are unknown.
Gupte, Ramesh; and Mahajan, B. Ajanta, Ellora and Aurangabad Caves.
www.sscnet.ucla.edu /southasia/Culture/Archit/Ajanta.html   (401 words)

 Ajanta Caves - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ajanta (also Ajanta Caves) in Maharashtra, India are rock-cut cave monuments dating back to the second century BCE and containing paintings and sculpture considered to be masterpieces of both "Buddhist religious art"
The monastic complex of Ajanta consists of several vihāras (monastic halls of residence) and chaitya-grihas (stupa monument halls) cut into the mountain scarp in two phases.
The first phase is mistakenly called the Hinayāna phase (referring to the Lesser Vehicle tradition of Buddhism, when the Buddha was revered symbolically).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ajanta   (2831 words)

 Amazon.com: Ajanta Caves: Artistic Wonder of Ancient Buddhist India: Books: Benoy K. Behl   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
To further the murals' preservation and enhance the viewer's understanding of how beautiful they are in their original setting as seen by an oil lamp's dim light, the author has photographed the murals for the first time without using strong artificial lighting.
The ancient caves of Ajanta in western India, rediscovered by British soldiers in 1819, are the only known examples of Buddhist carvings and paintings from an epoch of extraordinary vitality.
The Ajanta caves can be considered among the wonders of the ancient world, both in terms of their artistic and their spiritual value, and this book captures the beauty and detail of the remarkable murals.
www.amazon.com /Ajanta-Caves-Artistic-Ancient-Buddhist/dp/0810919834   (1564 words)

 Tourism of India - Holiday Ideas
Way back in1819, a party of British army officers on a tiger hunt in the forest of western Deccan, suddenly spotted their prey, on the far side of a loop in the Waghora river.
Of the Ajanta caves, five are chaityas or prayer halls and the rest are viharas or monasteries.
These architectural phases coincide with the two schools of Buddhist thought, the older Hinayana school where the Buddha was represented only in symbols like the stupa, a set of footprints or a throne, and the later Mahayana sect which did not shy away from giving the Lord a human form.
www.tourismofindia.com /hiwhh/ajantacaves.htm   (372 words)

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