David Efurd, Ph.D.
(Asst. Prof. of Art History, Wofford College)
3.3 – Aliens & Sacred Places (8.11.11)
|In Aliens & Sacred Places, Ajanta…
…Visited yearly by thousands of Buddhist worshipers, the caves are considered sacred even to this day. Built as holy shrines and temples by devoted monks, they contain numerous places of worship – Complete with paintings and sculptures depicting the life and times of the Supreme Buddha, often referred to as the Enlightened One.
Prometheus Entertainment. (2011). Ancient Aliens: 3.3 – Aliens & Sacred Places. [DVD Footage: Ajanta]. Los Angeles, CA: A&E Networks, LLC / History™.