बासुकीनाथ मंदिर, दुमका (Basukinath Temple) – Dumka

Temple Timings: 7.00 AM till 7.00 PM.

Basukinath is the Second most famous Temple in and around Deoghar. It is located in Dumka district of Jharkhand, on the Deoghar – Dumka state highway and is around 25 km north-west of  Dumka.

It is a place of pilgrimage for Hindus. Basukinath Temple is the main attraction here and it serves as a place of pilgrimage for Hindus. It is said that Basukinath temple is the court of Baba Bhole Nath. In Basukinath Dham, Shiva and Parvati temple are just in-front of each other.

Basukinath Temple, Deoghar-Dumka Road

In the evening when gates of both the temples are opened then the devotees are suggested to move away from in-front of the gates as there is a belief that Lord Shiva and Mata Parvati meet each other at this time. The temple is situated near the village of Jarmundi and presents an example of local art. This ancient temple houses many other small temple located in its campus area.

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कांवरियों के लिए – क्या करें और क्या न करें, देवघर (Do’s & Don’t For Kanwariyas)

Essential articles A kanwar Two water - pots A match box and a packet of Agarbatti (incense sticks) A bag A carpet and two sheets (Chadar) A piece of plastic cloth Two pairs of saffron - coloured dresses A torch and a few candles A towel Required money Rules and Norms   To maintain celibacy (Bramhacharya) To remember Lord Shiva by keeping mind, heart and speech pure To speak the truth To be inspired by charity and service To take bath before taking the kanwar To recite Bam - Bam Not to use oil and soap Not to wear shoes Not to take any article made of leather To avoid dogs. (dogs should not be touched)
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देवघर कांवरिया गाइड – सुल्तानगंज से देवघर (Kanwaria Guide – Sultanganj to Deoghar)

ROUTE FROM SULTANGANJ TO DEOGHAR Baba Ajgaibinath (Sultanganj) to Kamrai 6 km Kamrai to Masumganj 2 km Masumganj to Asarganj 5 km Asarganj to Rangaon 5 km Rangaon to Tarapur 3 km Tarapur to Madhodih 2 km Madhodih to Rampur 5 km Rampur to Kumarsar 8 km Kumarsar to Vishwakarma Tola 4 km Vishwakarma Tola to Mahadev Nagar 3 km Mahadev Nagar to Chandan Nagar 3 km Chandan Nagar to Jilebia More 8 km Jilebia More to Tageshwar Nath 5 km Tageshwar Nath to Suiya 3 km Suiya to Shivalok 2 km Shivalok to Abrakhia 6 km Abrakhia to Katoria 8 km Katoria to Lakshman Jhula 8 km Lakshman Jhula to Inaravaran 8 km Inaravaran to Bhulbhulaiya River 3 km Bhulbhulaiya River to Goryari Inn 5 km Goryari Inn to Patania Inn 5 km Patania to Kalakatia Inn 3 km Kalakatia to Bhutbangla 5 km Bhutbangla to Darshaniya 1 km Darshaniya to Baba Baidyanath Temple 1 km           /*! elementor - v3.5.6 - 28-02-2022 */ .elementor-widget-google_maps .elementor-widget-container{overflow:hid…
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देवघर – बैद्यनाथ मंदिर (Deoghar – The Baidyanath Temple)

The temple of Baidyanath faces the east and is a plain tone structure with a pyramidal tower, which rises from a square base to a height of 72 feet from the ground. To the east of the northern verandah of the temple there is a. large vat into which flows the water and milk offered as ablution.

The lingam is of a cylindrical forming about 5 inches in diameter and projects about 4 inches from the centre of a large slab of basalt. It is not possible to ascertain how much of the lingam is buried. The top is broken and has uneven surface and the fracture is attributed lo the Story already mentioned.


There are different porches in the temple. One porch leads to the cell where the lingam is fixed. The second porch is in front with a row of pillars spanned by blocks of basalt and on the right side there is a sandstone image of a bull. There are bells fixed in the ceiling and pilgrims are supposed to pull the bell-ropes to announce their approach to the d…

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