Mahishasuramardini Cave, Mahabalipuram

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  • A small temple built above the rocks. Can be accesses by stairs. This is beautifully carved in stone  more »
  • This monoith is carved with a fascinating array of figures. The huge bas relief of Durga fighting the asuras shows the forward movement of the Goddess and her aides- ganas and yoginis pass her various...  more »
  • Yet another example of Indian rock-cut architecture dating from the late 7th century. This is one of the most important caves in Mahabalipuram. It is dedicated to the goddess Mahishasuramardini, who i...  more »