five Hindu caves, some Buddhist stupa mounds dating back to the 2nd century BCE, and two Buddhist caves with water
tanks.The Elephanta Caves have rock-cut stone sculptures, mostly in high relief, that show the syncretism of Hindu and
Sadashiva (three-faced Shiva), Nataraja (Lord of Dance) and Yogeshwar (Lord of Yoga) being the most celebrated.
usually placed between the 5th and 7th centuries. Many scholars place him around 550 CE. deemed to have completed