The monument is located at Mahabalipuram. It is a huge open-air respite engraved of two monumental rock boulders. The marvel depicted in the bas-relief is the tale of the fall of the blessed river Ganges in the world from the universe led by Bhagiratha. The Ganges waters are believed to have paranormal powers. The fall of the Ganges as well as Arjuna's Penance is depicted in rock at the Pallava tradition site.
The bas-relief is extra of a canvas of the Indian stone cut statue at its finest not seen at any place in India. This monument is one of the Group of Monuments at Mahabalipuram, which were selected as a UNESCO Globe Heritage Site since 1984.