Baba Baidyanath Dham Temple

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    Location: Shivganga Muhalla, Dardmara, Jharkhand 814112, India

    Estimated Visiting Time: 3-4 hours

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    Baba Baidyanath Dham Temple is one of the 12 jyotirlingas in India and that’s why his temple is also known as Baba Baidyanath Jyotirlinga Temple. This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and its located in Deoghar in Santhal Paraganas of Jharkhand. People of these areas believed that the light of jyotirlinga is the light of the cosmos and this is realized by the power of the soul as a whole.


    This temple is very famous because of its history and that’s attracted the visitors. Besides the view of this temple is just awesome. After reaching there, you can feel the holiness of your mind and soul. Inside there is lord shiva situated. People visit there and do pujas in the morning and evening time.  The river beside this temple is so beautiful. In the evening time, this looks so beautiful that you never want to come back to this temple and the sunset view from this temple is the best part of this temple.


    Legend and myth depict an interesting story behind this building of this Dham. During the Treta Yuga according to Ravana, Shiva Purana, the demon King wanted to have this lord Shiva’s abode in his capital and make it safe from invasions permanently. 

    So the king meditated every single day to please the Lord and Someday Lord found it impressive. So Lord asked to carry his lingam to Lanka but there was a condition and that was the journey from Mr.Kailash to Lanka should not stop in between. 

    If all these happened then whenever the lingam fall there it shall reside forever and ever. After many troubles, and planning that Lord Vishnu tricked Ravana and backed the lingam to earth and sat it permanently. So here thus the 12 jyotirlingas story began.

    Inside/Outside Views

    There are many reasons for attracted this temple. First must be the history of this temple, then the view and beautiful scenery of this temple.

    When you reach this temple you feel like heaven Because of the environment of this temple. In the evening time, the ghat view is so good and the sunset view is mesmerizing. 

    You can visit this temple in the morning time to avoid a rush. Those who visit this temple never miss the sunrise and sunset view.

    Opening Hours

    •  Temple opens at 5.00 Am.
    • Darshan starts at 4.00 Pm,
    • Puja starts at 3.00 pm,
    • Re-opening at 6.00 Pm,
    • Shringar puja at 6.00 pm
    • onwards, and the temple closes at 9.00 pm.

    Entry & Others Fees

    There is no entry fee for this temple. It’s free of cost for everyone.

    How to Reach

    By Air: You can reach this temple by Kolkata Airport. This flight is so good.

    By Rail: Jasidih Junction is the nearest railway station in this temple. It is almost 6 km.

    By Road: By road is the best way to reach this temple. You can hire a bus or taxi or go there in your car.

    Tips for Travellers

    You should take a small bag where you can carry all your essentials and take a small bottle with you.Don’t forget to take all the important things of puja.


    Que-01: Is this place safe to visit?

    Ans: Yes, it’s safe to visit this temple.

    Que-02: Is photography allowed in this place?

    Ans: Yes, photography is allowed in this temple and there is no charge for photography.

    Que-03: Is there any cost of keeping shoes or sandals before entering this temple?

    Ans: No there is no cost of keeping shoes or sandals before entering this temple.

    Que-04: Are there any parking facilities in this temple?

    Ans: Yes, there are parking facilities and it’s free of cost for the visitors.

    Que-05: Are there any restaurants inside the temple?

    Ans: No there are no restaurants inside the temple.

    Que-06: What is the best time to visit this temple?

    Ans: October to March is the best time to visit this temple. Because this monsoon time the temperature is good.

    Que-07: How many days in a week does the temple remain open?

    Ans: This temple remains open all days of the week.

    Que-08: How much time will it take to visit this temple?

    Ans: It will take almost 3-4 hours to visit this temple.

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