करमदाहा घाट एवं मंदिर, जामताड़ा, दुमका (Karamdaha Ghat & Temple) – Jamtara, Dumka

When you visit Jamtara, you can easily visit two places, i.e., Karamdaha Ghat and Karamdaha Temple at the same time – a very beautiful picturesque place.

Karamdaha Mandir, Jamtara

Karamdaha Temple is one of the most famous temples dedicated to Dukhiya Mahadev and is located just 44 kms away from Jamtara Railway Junction. Instead of normal days, this temple is occupied during specific festivals;

In addition, every year on the occasion of Makar Sankranti a 15-day Karamdaha fair is held.

In the said fair, shopkeepers come from the neighboring cities as well as from the provinces of West Bengal, Orissa, Bihar etc.

Karamdaha Ghat, Jamtara

People's faith and faith in Karamdaha Dukhiya Mahadev is unwavering. A large number of people reach Karamdaha to see the fair. The people who go to the fair first take a holy bath in the Barakar river and then enjoy the fair only after paying obeisance at the rate of Dukhiya Mahadev. <…

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बसंतराय, गोड्डा (Basantrai )- Godda

This place is at the distance of 12 Kms from the headquarter of Pathergama Block which was inhabited by Raja Basant Rai .

Basantrai, Godda

There existed a big tank in 50 acres of land . According to legend, no one has ever been able to cross the tank from one end to another whether by swimming or an elephant or in a boat. If any one ventured to do so he would find enunciated his feet and dragged himself down to the watery grave .

It is also believed that the tank was being invited on the occasion of marriages or any kind of social ceremonies and people asking for utensils required for the occasion could get miraculously from the water of the tank. Purpose being served these materials were bound to be returned to the tank failing which they had to face calamity or misfortune.

Basantrai, Godda

This belief is still relied up-on and it is held sacred for Hindus and a big Mela (fair) is held on its bank for 15 days beginning from…

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श्रावणी मेला / कांवड़ यात्रा, सुलतानगंज-देवघर-दुमका (Shrawani Mela / Kanwar Yatra) – Sultanganj, Deoghar & Dumka

Each year, during the holy month of Shrawan during Monsoon, devotees in many states undertake Kanwar Yatra to collect water from the Ganga and other rivers and offer it at the temples of Lord Shiva in major pilgrim centers.

Group of Kanwarias in Deoghar

Baidyanath Nagri Deoghar is an important Hindu pilgrimage site.  It is one of the twelve Jyotirlingas and one of the 51 Shaktipeeths, and is famous for the fair of Shravan, the fourth month according to the Hindu calendar system.  It is one of the few places in India where Jyotirlinga and Shaktipeeth are situated next to each other.

Kanwarias on their way to Babadham

Shravani Mela starts in the month of July and ends in August.  The importance of Baba Dham increases in the month of Shravan.  During this, Lakhs of devotees come to Baba Baidyanath Dham for holy darshan. It is the longest religious fair in the world. In the month of Sawan in Baidyanath Nagri Deoghar, ther…

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धीमेश्वरनाथ मंदिर,बनमनखी, पूर्णिया (Dheemeshwar Nath Mahadev Temple, Banmankhi) – Purnea

Dheemeswar Nath Mahadev Mandir, Banmankhi, Purnea

There is a beautiful Shivling of Baba Bhole Nath in the Dheemeswar Nath Mahadev temple located in Dheem village, which is mythological and historical as well. Every year on the occasion of Shivratri, a grand fair is also organized in the temple premises and on this occasion, devotees of Shiva from far and wide reach here and offer prayers to Bhole Nath.

There is a belief of such people that no petitioner has yet returned empty handed from the court of Baba Dhimeshwar Nath Mahadev. On the occasion of Maha Shivratri, people also reach here to offer special prayers. Due to the fame of this place being spread far and wide, crowds of devotees come here for worship on other days also.

Dheemeswar Nath Mahadev Mandir, Banmankhi, Purnea

People of Koshi-Seemanchal region also know Dhimeshwar Dham located in Banmankhi as Mini Baba Dham. The special feature of this Shivling is that this type of Shivling is onl…

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ठाकुरगंज, पूर्णिया (Thakurganj)- Purnea

It is located 46 KM towards North from District head quarters Kishanganj.

This place is named after Bhima of Mahabharat and is an important place of interest from ancient history. Famous border city Thakurganj is located at a place where it was believed that the great hero of Mahabharata, Bhim had arrived and lived here during the 14th year of exile and was working as a cook (Thakur) in the then local king Raja Birat’s palace.

Thakurganj, Purnea

Pandava had stayed at this place during their one year incognito exile. Local tradition still speaks of the struggle and the conquest of the Kiratas and a Kirata Woman from the Morang or Tarai is said to have been the wife of Raja Birat, who, it is said in Mahabharata that gave shelter to Yudhisthira and his four Pandava brothers during their 12 years of exile.

There is a Kheer Samudra Sthal in Dudhmanjar under Patesari Panchayat. Where it is said that Arjuna, the beloved of Lord Krishna …

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हज़रत मुस्तफ़ा जमाल-उल हक़ बंदगी दरग़ाह, पूर्णिया (Dargah of Hazrat Mustafa Jamalul Haque Bandagi) – Purnea

This Dargah is famous for spirituality, communal harmony and sufism. Darghah of Hazrat Mustafa Jamalul Haque Bandagi, Chimni Baza and 'Khanquah Alia Mustafia' is located hardly 7 km away from main city.

Its history goes 400 years back, when Hazrat Bandagi came from Jaunpur, Uttar Pradesh visiting several Khanqahs and Dargahs from all over India such as the Pandawa Sharif, the Bihar Sharif etc.

This Darghah is playing a major role to spread culture, education, kindness, secularism and spiritual spirits in Northeast Bihar since its inception.

An “Urs” in the form of Mela ( village fair) is organised on 7th day after Eid-Ul-Azha and continues up to 3 days every year .

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हिजला मेला, दुमका (Hizla Fair) – Dumka

Hizla Fair, Dumka

हिजला मेला दुमका जिला में लगने वाला एक मुख्य मेला है और यह मेला दुमका जिला में फरवरी महीने में लगता है। यह मेला फरवरी में अंतिम सप्ताह में लगता है। यह प्राचीन मेला है।

The fair was first organised in 1890 by the then Deputy Commissioner of Santhal Pargana John R Casteyrs in order to provide people and the government a common platform for interaction.

The eight-day long fair showcases stalls from various government departments and non-governmental organisation. Besides, cultural programmes, including traditional Santhali dance and drama, is always an added attraction.

Hizla Mela, Dumka

दुमका शहर से सटे हिजला पहाड़ी की तलहटी में हिजला बस्ती। दुमका सदर प्रखंड की सरुवा पंचायत का एक गांव और दुमका शहर से महज चार किलोमीटर की दूरी। इसी बस्ती में मयूराक्षी नदी तट व हिजला पहाड़ी के मध्य में है 130 साल पुराना ऐतिहासिक राजकीय जनजातीय हिजला मेला परिसर। हिजला मेला परिसर के बीच में स्थित है चांद-भैरव मुर्मू कला मंच। इस मंच की …

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मनसकामना नाथ मंदिर, भागलपुर (Manaskamna Nath Mandir) – Bhagalpur

Manaskamna Nath Mandir is an old temple located at Nathnagar area of Bhagalpur, Bihar. This is a beautiful temple dedicated to Lord Shiva.

Daily Aarti is organized two times. Once morning and once evening. Aarti is very beautiful and attractive. Idols of many god and goddess are present here. A big fair is organized here during Durga Puja.

Manaskamna Temple, Nathnagar, Bhagalpur

There is a temple of Goddess Mata Parvati in front of Shankar, Lord Shiva. It is said that in the Dwapar era, great warrior Daanvir Karna used to take bath in the Ganges and worship every day in this Shiva temple. After worshiping, used to donate the Gold.

Manasakamana Nath Temple is the center of religion and spirituality for the people of not only Nathnagar but the entire region. Both Asin and Chaiti Durga Puja is held here. This famous temple of Shiva is visited by lakhs of people during Shiva Ratri and Sawan month. The marriage ceremony of the lagna is…

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मनिहारी, पूर्णिया (Manihari) – Purnea

Previously known as Maniharan, this village holds an essential place in Hindu mythology. It is said that Lord Krishna, while travelling through these parts, had lost a valuable here. In Sanskrit, ‘Mani’ means jewel. Hence, the name stayed. Situated on the banks of the River Ganga, this place is famous for Manihari Ghat, a beautiful picnic spot.

Manihari Ghat, Purnea

Manihari is a town and an informed region in Katihar area in the Indian province of Bihar. It has a normal height of 31 meters 101 feet. This place is outstanding for the Manihari ghat, which interfaces it to Sahibganj, which is additionally arranged on the bank of the River Ganges. The town is situated on the banks of the stream Ganges where it meets the waterway Koshi, accordingly making the town inclined to flooding each year. Manihari is a little border town between the conditions of Bihar and Jharkhand. Sahebganj is the area town of Jharkhand which is 9 km from Manihari.

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सिमरिआ घाट धाम, बेगूसराय (Simaria Ghat Dham) – Begusarai

Simaria Ghat, Begusarai

Simaria is a village in India along the Ganges river in Begusarai district bihar. It is in Bihar and near Barauni. Thousands of pilgrims gather at Simaria Ghat every year to take a holy dip in Ganga on the occasion of Kartik Purnima.

It is near Barauni. Hindi poet Ramdhari Singh 'Dinkar' was born on 23 September 1908 in Simaria village, then part of Bengal Presidency, British India, now in Begusarai District.

Simaria is a famous Ganga Ghat from time immemorial. Ardh Kumbh Mela has also been held here.

We know Simaria Dham as Kalpwas Mela. It is believed that since the time of King Videha, the tradition of Kalpwas fair is going on, on the banks of river Ganga in Simaria. In spite of the changing environment since then, in the month of Karthik, people of Kalpa make a quarry on a pile of sand and consume the same to Ganges for a month.

Simaria Ghat, Begusarai

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शिव पहाड़, दुमका (Shiv Pahar) – Dumka

Shiv Pahar, Dumka

It is the very famous place of Dumka. As the name depicts the temple of Shiva is situated at the top of the Pahar so the Pahar is known as Shiv Pahar. There are various temples situated here. Among local people it is very sacred place.

A fair is also organized at Shivratri here.

Shiv Pahar Temple is a famous religious place in Dumka district. This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. This temple is built on a hill. There are stairs to reach the temple. After reaching the temple, We get the chance to have the darshan of Lord Shiva ji.

Nag Mandir is also built near the temple. Here snakes meet to see the deity. There is a lot of crowd here on Shivratri.

You will love coming here. If you come to visit Dumka, then you can also visit this temple and see Lord Shiva.

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बिंदुवासिनी मंदिर, साहिबगंज (Binduvasini Temple/Bindudham) – Sahibganj

Bindudham, also known as Binduwasni Mandir, is a Hindu Temple, is located at Barharwa in Sahibganj District of Indian state Jharkhand and dedicated to the Maha Durga (Kali), Maha Lakshmi and Maha Saraswati (Tridevi) in the form of Shaktipeeth. Bindudham temple is an ancient temple,[ but with the elapse of time, it became unpopular.

Bindubasini Temple, Sahibganj

Swami Hariharanand Giri, popularly known as Pahari Baba, realized this ancient temple's importance. It is thanks to the work and direction of Pahari Baba that Bindudham, Barharwa (बिन्दुधाम, बरहरवा) has again gained its great prosperity and heritage. Binduwasni Temple (the temple of Tridevi) is related to the the story of Goddess Sati.

Three sacred blood drops of Sati are placed in the form of Shakti Peeth; this is why people call Sati Maa Binduwasni and the place Bindudham (Sanskrit / Hindi :बिन्दुधाम), i.e. a place of Adi Parashakti (Divine Mother) in the form of a Bindu (point). In metaphy…

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अजगैबीनाथ मंदिर, सुलतानगंज (Ajgaivinath Temple) – Sultanganj

The origin of Ajgaivinath temple at Jahangira or Sultanganj is not exactly known. Some claim it to be a Swayambhu, on the rock, discovered and then given an abode. That this is a very ancient place of worship there can be no doubt. The temple is solidly built on the rock and has got a series of marvelous rock sculpture and some inscriptions. Some of the specimens of the rock panel sculpture at this temple can hold their own against any of the best known specimens anywhere in India.

Ajgaibinath Temple is a famous Lord Shiva temple situated in the streams of river Ganges. This is a holy place where Jahnu Sage lived and the river Ganges flows northward (Uttarvaahini Ganges) and it is considered to be very auspicious due to this reason.

Inscription probably in Pali script and the same language is also seen frequently on the stone slabs.

Baba Ajgaivinath Dham Mandir, Sultanganj

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उच्चेश्वरनाथ मंदिर, मुंगेर (Ucheswar Nath Temple – Munger

The Ucheswar Nath temple is situated in Munger district. This temple is mainly used for the tribal marriage. 

Ucheshwarnath Temple is located in the Kharagpur region and is dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is a famous place where Lord Shiva is worshiped. This place holds special significance for the Santhal tribe living here as a folk fair is held here in which Santhal boys and girls are married according to the tribal tradition.

No one has any clear information about who and when this temple was established. But this temple is unique with its natural beauty. People climb the iron ladder till the temple. A three-day fair is held here on Shivratri. It is believed that during the Mahabharata period, when the Pandavas were on their exile, they stayed here with Kunti for several days. Then Arjuna did severe penance for Uchcheshwar Nath, being pleased, Uchcheshwar Nath gave Arjuna a bow, from which he was called an archer.

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