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Notes on the Geography of Peninsular India: Ajanta: Photo 57

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Here's the inside. It has twelve cells, each with two benches serving as beds. In other words, there's accommodation for 24 monks. Not much else, except for the canopies evoking the chaitya window. The doors are obviously modern, but the cells originally had doors, too. The rectangular recesses? Your guess is as good as mine.

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