Junagarh , Gujarat, India   (including Gandhi's childhood home at Rajkot)


Ashokan rock edicts

Fourteen moral directives

Pali text from 3rd cent. BCE

Ash-smeared Naga sadhu

Mahabat Maqbara

Mausoleum complex

Rooftop


First mausoleum (more)


Second mausoleum (1, 2

 

Uperkot Fort (Jama Masjid, Buddhist rock-cut caves, Adi Chadi baoli, water tank, etc.)


Fort walls


Behind the fort entrance


Water tank inside the fort


Junagarh from the fort


Jama Masjid (behind the canon)


Once a palace, later a mosque

The interior of this erstwhile Hindu palace was remodeled into a mosque.

Astrologer's tomb (and more)


Pillared prayer hall


Improvised prayer niche

This appears to have been a Hindu wall carving that was later used as the prayer niche in the mosque

Pillared prayer hall


Girnar hill from the mosque

Girnar hill with its Jain and Hindu temples are on the hill in the middle.

Uperkot fort turret


Rock-cut Buddhist caves


Ground level view


Upper level cave


Bathing tank


Lower level cave (more)


Weathered pillars


Both storeys


Lower level cave (more)


Adi Chadi Baoli


Descending the baoli (more)


Cylindrical walls


Ascending the baoli

Pilgrims at a temple tank near Girnar Hill





































Kaba Gandhi No Delo, Rajkot (Gandhi's home for several years in his youth)


Courtyard behind
front entrance


Courtyard with small
assembly area in the corner


Main corridor linking rooms


Main corridor linking rooms


Toilet area is in the corner


Gandhi's father's room is the
one on the right


Exhibit in one of the rooms


Corridor behind the rooms

       

 



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