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Date: October 26, 2012 10:14PM
Badami cave temples have rock cut halls with three basic features: pillared
veranda, columned hall and a sanctum cut out deep into rock.
One noteworthy feature of these cave temples is the running frieze of Ganas in
various amusing postures caved in relief on each plinth.
The outside verandas of the cave temples are rather plain, but the inner hall
contains rich and prolific sculptural symbolism. Art critic Dr. M. Sheshadri
wrote of the Chalukya art that they cut rock like Titans but finished like