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Buddhist Rock Architecture

The earliest known examples of rock architecture in India are the caves in the Barabar and Nagarjuni Hills near Patna, Bihar. They were excavated during the reign of Asoka and were dedicated to the Ajivika monks, a religious sect of the same antiquity as Buddhists and Jains, who are no longer extant. Subsequently, the Buddhists,…

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