Visit to Guru Shikhar, Mount Abu on 13-Dec-2016


Visited Guru_Shikhar, Mount Abu very fortunate be there on the Shikhar on Datta Poornima. 

Guru Shikhar, a peak in the Arbuda Mountains of Rajasthan, is the highest point of the Aravalli Range. It rises to an elevation of 1,722 metres (5,650 ft).. It is 15 km from Mount Abu and a road from there leads almost to the top of the mountain. It is named GuruShikhar or ‘the peak of the guru’ after Dattatreya, an incarnation of Vishnu, and a cave at the summit contains a temple dedicated to him, plus one dedicated his mother, Anasuya, wife of sage Atri nearby.

Mount Abu town, the only hill station in Rajasthan, is at an elevation of 1,220 m (4,003 ft). visited Dilwara Temple. These Jain temples were built by Vimal Shah and designed by VastupalaJain minister of Dholka, between the 11th and 16th centuries and are famous for their use of white marble and intricate marble carvings

Click Here for the Map of Mount Abu and Guru Shikhar

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