Consider the following pairs:

  1. Kandara→ Natural caves
  2. Layanam→ Caves which were residential before being converted into temples
  3. Mandapa→ A sacred place where Buddha sat frequently for meditation

  Which of the above is/are correct?

Answer: [D] 1, 2 & 3

Kandara are natural caves. Layanam are caves which were residential before being converted into temples.

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