Baidyanath Dham, Hinduism Pilgrimage in Deoghar, Jharkhand, India
Baba Baidyanath Dham is one of the 12 Jyotirlingam of Hinduism which are said to exist at various places in India. Millions of people perform different types of devotion and walk on bare foot from different locations to offer holy Gangajal on Shiva Lingam. It is also famous for Kawar Yatra Pilgrimage held every year in the holy month of Shravan.
|Know More before visiting Deoghar
|260 KM from Patna, 250 KM from Ranchi
|How to Reach
|Nearest Airport is Patna, Gaya, & Ranchi
| Best time to visit
|Opening Time of Temple
| 4:00 AM to 9:00 PM
|Things to do
|Visit as a Kanwariya in Kanwar Yatra , Take ropeway to reach top of Trikuta Hills
| Tourist Attractions
| Deoghar Jyotirlingam Temple , Naulakha Temple, Trikuta Parvat, Harila Jori , Nandan Pahar , R K Mission
| Nearby Tourist Places
| Patna , Kolkata
|Fairs & Festivals
| Shravan Mela & Kawar Yatra
| Weather & Climate
|3 Seasons Summer Winter & Monsoon
|Religious rituals, Kanwar yatra
|What to Wear
|Cover head & put-off shoes while visiting religious shrines in India
July-August -Ideal time is to visit in Shravan Month of Hindu calendar
Opening Time of the Temple
Generally Temple opens at 4 AM and Closes at 3:30 PM on usual days. On any festival, the visiting time to the temple is extended.
Temple opens at 6 PM and closes at 9 PM.
Best things to do in Baidyanath Dham
Location of Baidyanath Dham
- 24 Santhal Paragana District of the State of Jharkhand, India
- 260 KM from Patna, Bihar
- 250 KM from Ranchi , Jharkhand
Baidyanath Dham located in Jharkhand State, is accessible from all parts of India. You can reach here through Patna Airport is nearest airport and other Indian cities like Ranchi and Kolkata. Nearest Railway Station to Deoghar is Jasdih. Baidyanath Dham Deoghar Railway Station is a small station for halt of local trains.
You can visit many places of interest in Baidyanath Dham according to availability of time and interest.
Some of the best tourist attractions of Baidyanath Dham are Baidyanath Dham Jyotirlingam Temple , Trikuta Parvat , Naulakha Temple , Ramkrishna Mission, Vidyapith , Harila Jori , Basukinath Temple , Nandan Pahar , Rikhia Ashram and Tapovan Caves.
For foreign tourists Hindi Vidyapith plays an important role in the learning of Hindi. You can enjoy language learning and interaction with local people in leisure time.
Nearby tourist places of Deoghar are:
You can go on a Weekend Getaway from Deoghar to otherTop 10 tourist places nearby Deoghar.
Shravan Mela and Kanwad/Kanwar Yatra is miss-not opportunity to see procession of Kanwariyas, Hindu Rituals, beliefs and many more things of rich Indian culture.
Deoghar experiences majorly 3 seasons typical of Indian Climate. Summers are not good for outdoor activities while winters are pleasant.
Monsoon is season of sowing so associated with many Agrarian traditions, fairs and festivals and most importantly Kanwar Yatra & Shravan Mela.
Where to Stay in Baidyanath Dham
There are hotels in Deoghar. One can also book Dharmshala and other such facilities developed by state for pilgrims.