Some History of Mount Abu
The tales of the origin of Mount Abu have a mythical and historically rich background. It is believed that all the 330 million Hindu gods and goddesses have visited this place. There is a legend that sage Vashishtha who used to live in Mount Abu, lost his cow Nandini. Nandini was trapped inside a deep gorge and later Lord Shiva appeared and sent Saraswati to flow through the gorge. Now the flowing Saraswati helped Nandini to reach safety. The name Mount Abu is also mentioned in the Puranas.