ElephantaCaves located in Raigad District in Maharashtra
is carved out of solid rock in 6th century AD. The caves are 11 km north-east
of the Apollo Bandar, Mumbai. Archeological survey of India has
created a short video explaining the importance of the caves and the
sculptures. The important sculptures are Trimurti Sadashiva Shiva,
Ardhanarisvara, Parvati, Andhakasuravada murti, cosmic dance of Nataraja,
Kalyanasundara murti, Gangadhara murti, Ravana shaking Kailasa, Siva as Lakulisa
and a panel depicting Saptamatrikas.