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Baidyanath Dham(Deoghar), Jharkhand Baidyanath Dham(Deoghar), Jharkhand Baidyanath Dham(Deoghar), Jharkhand


Baidyanath Dham is an important pilgrim place for Hindu devotees. Located in the Santhal Parganas, it houses the famous Shiva-Baidyanath temple. This complex of temple is also known as  Baba dham and is one of the most valued places of Lord Shiva. With the main temple Baidyanath Jyotirlinga, the complex houses 21 other temples as well. It is the place where Jyotirlinga is installed. Different legends related with the temple and the complex increase the curiosity of the visitors.

Famed as the abode of God and Godesses, Baidyanath Dham is an ancient temple complex. Popular all across the globe, Baidyanath Dham witnesses many visitors every day. According to the legends, it was the place where Ravana sacrificed his ten heads to please Lord Shiva. As he was a great devotee also, this sacrifice forced Lord Shiva to visit the earth and bless him. It was Lord Shiva who acted like a Vaidya and joined back all the heads of Ravana. This act and presence of Lord Shiva in the place named the location as Baidyanath Dham.

Shivalinga here is adorned with precious stones and garlands. Devotees visit the place to get the blessings of the deity and to wash off their sins. The aesthetic ambiance filled with mantra chanting soothes mind, soul and body of the visitors. Perfectly placed at the scenic location, the temple has a peaceful environment. It is believed that offering prayers in the temple leads to prosperity and healthy life.

Baidyanath Dham is also famous for hosting a mela in Shravan( a month in Hindu calender that lies between July and August). During the fair, tourists from different locations across the globe mark their presence on this holy land.

Tourists visiting the land can also add Deoghar Archaeological Museum, Chandrakoopa Well, Satsang Ashram and Harila Joria in their list of must to explore attractions. All of these offer different experience. For an unforgettable experience, a visit to these places is must.

Being a prime tourist destination, it is easily accessible. Patna airport is around 281 km from the destination. For train travellers, there is a railway terminal at Baidyanath Dham. State transport as well as private bus operators are making the road travel easy and comfortable. From any nearby city,  tourists can use these services.

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