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 Deoghar

How to reach

By Train

The nearest Railway Station is Baidyanath Dham (Deoghar) which is a terminal station of a 7 kms branch line orignating from Jasidih Jn.

By Road

Long distance buses connect Baidyanath Dham with Bhagalpur, Hazaribagh, Ranchi, Tatanagar, Gaya etc. Unmetered Taxis, Scooters, Cycle Ricksaws are available for local transport.

Distance from Baidyanath Dham to
Calcutta 373 kms
Giridih 112 kms
Patna 281 kms
Dumka 67 kms
Madhupur 57 kms
Shimultala 53 kms


By Air


Nearest Airport is at Ranchi, 385 kms away and Patna 270 kms away.

Baidhnathdham (Deoghar)


Baidyanathdham is a very famous Hindu pilgrimage. It is also called DEOGHAR or the house of Gods and Godesses. Situated on the eastern side of Bihar (now Jharkhand), this township is very close to the Bengal border. Visitors from all over visit this important temple where the Kamana Linga of Lord Shiva is placed. In the month of `shrawan' devotees come in lacs, particularly on 'Mondays'. Many of these devotees come walking after traversing a distance of some 100 kms on foot to pour the holy Ganga water on Kamana Linga brought from Sultanganj. Baidyanathdham can be reached by train or road. Jaisidih station, on the Howrah-Patna rail line of Eastern Railway is just 7 kms away. Regular bus services from Ranchi and Patna are available. From Bhagalpur this pilgrimage site is about 80 kms. The Ravneshwar Shiva Temple of Deoghar is known as a Siddha Peeth. Amongst the twelvth Shiva Lingams in the country, the one at Deoghar is also known as Kamna Lingam. It is believed that if a devotee prays from the core of his heart in front of this Lingam, his prayer is easily granted.

Place of Interests in and around Deoghar

Basukinath

43 Kms from Deoghar, there is an attractive Shiva Temple here. It is believed that a pilgrimage to Deoghar is complete only after offering holy water to Lord Shiva at Basukinath.

Satsanga Ashram

A very holy place for devotees of Shri Shri Anukul Chandra Thakur.

Navlakha Temple

2 kms from Deoghar, there are temples of Radha And Krishna here.

Trikut

24 kms west of Deoghar, it is famous for its Hill Temples. It is believed that many sages have attained salvation on the top of these hills, known as Trikut.

Masanjor

96 kms from Deoghar, there is a picturesque dam on the river Mayurakh. The scenic beauty of the place attracts the tourists.







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