Stunning Facts About Mysterious Kailash Temple of Ellora

The Kailash (कैलाश, Kailasa, Kailasha, Kailasanatha) temple is the unmatched structure in the world situated in Ellora. This is designed to recall Mount Kailash, the abode of Bhagwan Shiv – stands tall, enclosed within a big manmade crater, surrounded by rock. It is world’s oldest single rock carved, multi-storeyed temple complex. West archaeologists  were awestruck and compared to notice that it is double the size of Parthenon in Athens. After being closely monitored, several experts also found that initially the temple was entirely covered with white plaster to increasingly resemble the snow covered Mount Kailash. Contents1 What Makes Kailash Temple The Most Divine Single Rock Structure of The World1.1 Actual Date of Kailash Temple Construction Still Unknown1.2 How the Construction of Kailash Temple was Done1.3 Sculpting The Entire Rock to Realize Divine Imagination Into Massive Kailash Temple1.4 The Divinity of Kailash Temple1.5 What Makes Kailash Temple Unique In The World1.6 Fascinating Stats of Kailash Temple Complex In Ajanta Ellora1.7 Is It Possible to Replicate the Divine Feat by Humans Today1.8 Surprise Me More: What Makes Kailash Temple The Most Divine Single Rock Structure of The World Actual Date of Kailash Temple Construction Still Unknown The fascinating fact is, almost nothing is known about the origins, constructors and builders of Kailash temple, there are no dates neither, any trace or inscriptions to describe the construction to be known to the world on the overall process and entire purpose of construction. This indicates that the carving dates back to hundreds of years – other experts put it thousands of years old and later some developments and changes were made by Buddhist and Jainese monks – thereby involvement of several generations of Hindu kings and later also followers of new religions when some of the Hindu kings got inclined towards some aspects of Buddhism and Jainism. The inscriptions are very old, most of them got diminished as hundreds of years passed by. Deciphering and reading inscriptions is almost impossible. Only a pious Hindu Sage can reassess the entire past of construction, if he has yogic powers to telepathically interact wtih the timescale and Sages of that time. Recently, Rashtrakuta king (756-773) undertook some of the renovation in terms of cleaning and upkeep of the divine structure. Where Each Pillar Speaks to You in Divine Language How the Construction of Kailash Temple was Done It seems a Mahayagya was performed for the rock. There is Vedic tradition of asking permission from the rock, ground, water whenever a path is carved through the mountain, earth or river respectively. After humbly taking permission through proper Vedic rituals, the construction process starts. Chanting Vedic mantras the rock was energized, sanctified then taking permission from god and remembering Vishwakarma, the mammoth task was taken to carve the rock. Even while carving it seems that methodical Vedic principles were followed because even to this day when you chant Mantras within the temple, the sound resonates, vibrates and echoes in a peculiar manner making you feel slowly connected to a Vedic cosmos, which cannot be felt anywhere in the world. … Continue reading Stunning Facts About Mysterious Kailash Temple of Ellora