Amaravati Cultural Center has reportedly found a 1st Century Buddha Cave dating back to Vengi Chalukyas dynasty in Vijayawada. According to the visible traces, 10 Buddhist monks had sheltered in this cave. Locals had put up Lord Siva & Kanaka Durga idols in this cave and have been offering prayers. The cave is called as Gabbilaala Guha, Cheekati Guha, Durgamma Guha and so on. It is learned that Vijayawada MLA Gadde Rama Mohan has appealed govt for the development of the cave and to preserve the ancient Buddha cave as a historical monument.
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