Ajanta: Cave 17

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Date: ca. second half of 5th c. CE
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.

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Description: King Devadatta conspires with King Ajatashatru of Rajagrah on balcony with listeners below (scene from the story of Nalagiri)
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Image Copyrights: (C) Dr. Ronald V. Wiedenhoeft
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Description: det: maddened elephant Nalagiri charging and then kneeling at the feet of the Buddha as citizens of Rajagraha watch
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Description: det: hunter kneels before Bodhisattva Shaddanta as white elephant who removes his own tusks (from the Shaddanta Jataka)
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Description: det: merchants beguiled by agress in the form of lovely women (scene from the Simhala Avadana)
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Description: det: Court of King Simhakesari where an ogress in the guise of a lovely woman approaches with child (scene from the Simhala Avadana)
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Description: det: army led by Simhala on white elephant (the Bodhisattva) approaches island of the ogresses (scene from the Simhala Avadana)
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Description: General view of caves
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
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Description: General view of carved entrances to caves
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Image Copyrights: (C) Dr. Ronald V. Wiedenhoeft