Breathtaking! These PHOTOS Of Cave Temples Will Leave You Awe-Struck

Breathtaking! These PHOTOS Of Cave Temples Will Leave You Awe-Struck [LOOK]

By HuffPost on February 17, 2014
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After seeing these stunning Buddhist temples located inside caves, we want to drop everything that we are currently doing and visit them.

The isolation of these sites serves to intensify the spiritual connection experienced by visitors. While some places of worship use architectural height to draw attention up to the heavens, these cave temples highlight the value of spiritual treasures that lie within.

Datdawtaung Cave
in the cave leopard
Mandalay region, Myanmar
Khao Luang Cave Temple
temple cave thailand
Phetburi, Thailand
Pindaya Caves
pindaya cave
Pindaya, Myanmar
Phraya Nakhon Cave
cave
Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park, Thailand
Yungang Grottoes
yungang
Shanxi, China
Wat Tham Erawan
temple cave thailand
Nong Bua Lamphu province, Thailand
Sadan Cave
cave temple burma
Kayin State, Myanmar
Ellora Caves
ellora cave temple
Maharashtra, India
Yathae Pyan Cave
myanmar cave
Kayin state, Myanmar

Pindaya Caves Pindaya, Myanmar
Pindaya Caves
Pindaya, Myanmar
Phraya Nakhon Cave Sam Roi Yot, Thailand
Phraya Nakhon Cave
Sam Roi Yot, Thailand
Phraya Nakhon Cave Sam Roi Yot, Thailand
Phraya Nakhon Cave
Sam Roi Yot, Thailand
Phraya Nakhon Cave Sam Roi Yot, Thailand
Phraya Nakhon Cave
Sam Roi Yot, Thailand
 The 10-meter high Buddha statue inside the Wat Tham Bo Ya cave. During Khao Phansa (Buddhist Lent), anyone in Thailand can go to meditate in a pagoda or temple, for a period of 3 days or 3 weeks. This large cave in Central Thailand was discovered 50 years ago and has become a landmark for Buddhist pilgrims. Mostly women come to meditate here, in a cave which has been fitted with tents and electricity. People spend the time praying to different small shrines (usually of Hindu influence) set around the immense cave.. (Photo Credit: Roland Neveu/LightRocket via Getty Images)
The 10-meter high Buddha statue inside the Wat Tham Bo Ya cave. During Khao Phansa (Buddhist Lent), anyone in Thailand can go to meditate in a pagoda or temple, for a period of 3 days or 3 weeks. This large cave in Central Thailand was discovered 50 years ago and has become a landmark for Buddhist pilgrims. Mostly women come to meditate here, in a cave which has been fitted with tents and electricity. People spend the time praying to different small shrines (usually of Hindu influence) set around the immense cave.. (Photo Credit: Roland Neveu/LightRocket via Getty Images)
Phowintaung Caves Monywa, Myanmar
Phowintaung Caves
Monywa, Myanmar
A reclining Buddha statue at Po Win Taung, a complex of about 950 sandstone caves believed to have been dug out of the hills between 14th century and 17th century and containing more than 450,000 Buddha images and frescoes.. (Photo Credit: Thierry Falise/LightRocket via Getty Images)
A reclining Buddha statue at Po Win Taung, a complex of about 950 sandstone caves believed to have been dug out of the hills between 14th century and 17th century and containing more than 450,000 Buddha images and frescoes.. (Photo Credit: Thierry Falise/LightRocket via Getty Images)
Batu Caves Gombak, Malyasia
Batu Caves
Gombak, Malyasia
Batu Caves Gombak, Malyasia
Batu Caves
Gombak, Malyasia
Batu Caves Gombak, Malyasia
Batu Caves
Gombak, Malyasia
Batu Caves Gombak, Malyasia
Batu Caves
Gombak, Malyasia
Batu Caves Gombak, Malyasia
Batu Caves
Gombak, Malyasia
Kek Lok Cave Guning Rapat, Malaysia
Kek Lok Cave
Guning Rapat, Malaysia
Phowintaung Caves Monywa, Myanmar
Phowintaung Caves
Monywa, Myanmar
Badami Cave Temple Karnataka, India The fifth cave in the complex is used as a Buddhist temple.
Badami Cave Temple
Karnataka, India
The fifth cave in the complex is used as a Buddhist temple.

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