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Satavahanas-Art and Architecture

The architecture during the period of Satavahanas pertain to Buddhism.

There are four kinds of Buddhist Monuments during the period of Satavahanas. They are Viharas, Sangharamas, Stupas and Chaityas.

The residences of Buddhis monks were called Viharas.

Sangharama was a Buddhist monastery with a school attached to it.

Chaitya was a place of worship.

Stupa was a monument built on the remains of Buddha.

Stupas were built at Amaravathi and Bhattiprolu.

The sculpture of Amaravathi represents the architecture development of the Satavahanas period.

The Stupas were decorated with sculptures of Buddha life.

Caves IX and X of Ajanta paintings were patronized by Satavahanas.

Satavahanas built Buddhist Stupas in Amaravati, Bhatti Prolu and Sri Parvatam.

Kanheri, Karle and Nasik were the famous caves belonged to Satavahanas.