a village in N Maharashtra, in W central India: caves and shrines containing Buddhist frescoes and sculptures.
It contains the famous caves of Ajanta, and also the battlefield of Assaye.
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Old frescoes in the Ajanta Caves show a mother sending a gift through her child.
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She has studied in the Ajanta caves the Buddhist paintings and sculptures and other monuments of Gandhra.
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Berar consists mainly of the valley lying between the Satpura range of mountains in the north and the Ajanta range in the south.
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