Aravalli Range as seen from Guru Shikhar
|Elevation||1,722 m (5,650 ft)|
|Listing||List of Indian states and territories by highest point|
|Parent range||Arbuda Mountains, Aravalli Range|
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 Guru-Shikhar 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.
- Kohli, M.S. (2004), Mountains of India: Tourism, Adventure, Pilgrimage, Indus Publishing, p. 29, ISBN 978-81-7387-135-1
- Singh, Sarina (2009), India 13, Lonely Planet, p. 230, ISBN 978-1-74179-151-8
- "Guru Shikhar — Highest Point of Aravali in Rajasthan". Mount Abu Official website. Retrieved 2015-10-08.
- Astronomy & Astrophysics Division (A&A) . Retrieved 2 January 2013.
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