My Stamp released with Ajanta Caves, Ajanta in Maharashtra – Mahapex2012
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Seated deep inside the Sahyadri hills of Ajanta in Maharashtra state of India, you will find near about 29 Ajanta caves. These Ajanta caves are ancient dating way back to the time of 200 BC to 650 BC and hold the honor of being labeled one of the world heritage sites. A special feature about these Ajanta caves is that the paintings on its walls narrate stories about Buddhism during its evolution phase. Cave number 8, 9, 10, 12, 13 and 15 belong to the Hinayana sect of Buddhism, whereas cave number 1, 2, 16, 17, 19 and 26 are associated with the Mahayana sect.
Date Of Issue:-13.01.2012.
Complete 12 designs of Maharashtra important places issued during Mahapex 2012, Pune.View at a Glance, Click on below link:-