What inspired the paintings of Ajanta?

What inspired the paintings of Ajanta? 
(A) Compassionate Buddha 
(B) Radha-Krishan Leela 
(C) Jain Tirthankaras 
(D) Mahabharata encounters 

What inspired the paintings of Ajanta?  (A) Compassionate Buddha  (B) Radha-Krishan Leela  (C) Jain Thirthankaras  (D) Mahabharata encounters

Answer: (A) The Ajanta Caves in Aurangabad district of Maharashtra, India are 30 rock-cut cave monuments which date from the 2nd century BCE to the 600 CE. The caves include paintings and sculptures considered to be masterpieces of Buddhist religious art (which de pict the Jataka tales) as well as frescos which are reminiscent of the Sigiriya paintings in Sri Lanka. The Ajanta cave paintings depict the life of Gautam Buddha. 
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