Events in Rajasthan

Filter Events by Sub-Category

Please select a Date first.

Search for a company in Rajasthan


Login to your account below, if you do not have an account, select Register.

Or Login with your preferred Social Media Account

Sign in with Facebook Sign in with Twitter Sign in with Google

Register your account below, if you already have an account, select Login.

Gaumukh Temple
  • Gaumukh Temple

  • , Mount-Abu

Gaumukh Temple - Rajasthan

Are you a business owner in Rajasthan?

Promote your business 365 days a year with the #1 Guide to Rajasthan.

  • Gain MAXIMUM EXPOSURE with a 'Dedicated Business Profile'

Considered as one of the most sacred places, the literal meaning of the shrine is `the mouth of the cow` (Gau means cow and `mukh` is mouth). The history of the temple dates back to the era of Rishi Vashishth who is credited to have brought Nandi Vardhan Mountain, the youngest son of Himalayas, to Mount Abu. It is said that he had performed a great yagna at this place to please the gods and goddesses and seek their blessings for the welfare of the earth.

Located atop a hill, you need to climb a flight of 700 stairs to see the splendid architecture of the temple. Built by cutting it out from a huge rock, the temple has a stone carved cow's head that has a natural spring flowing through the mouth of a marble cow. The spring water is believed to have sacred and purifying properties.

There is also a belief in relation to the mighty serpent Arbuda standing in the temple site. It is believed that the serpent is the eternal guard that protects the temple from natural calamities. The tank here, Agni Kund, is said to be the site of the sacrificial fire, made by sage Vashistha, from which four of the great Rajput clans were born. An image of Vashishtha is flanked by the figures of Rama and Krishna. One can also find the statue of Nandi (Shiva's vehicle ; The Bull) in this Temple.

You may also like

My Lists

Create New Guide


My Guides

Login to create your guides for Rajasthan.

Add to My Guide

Create New Guide



Create & Share Your Own 'Mini Guide to Rajasthan'

Create your own guide of favourite 'must see' places

Earn your Local Expert badge by Sharing your guides with others

Get your guide seen by submitting it to the Mini Guides section


Part of the My Guide Network

My Guide Rajasthan is part of the global My Guide Network of Online & Mobile travel guides.

We are now in 120+ Destinations and Growing. If you are interested in becoming a local travel partner and would like to find out more then click for more info about our Website Business Opportunity.

Nearby Destinations

Quick Pay

Pay By Card

 Store Card Details for Quick Pay