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Baidyanath Dham

Baidyanath Dham

Baidyanath Dham stands as the famous Hindu pilgrimage. Also known as the abode of Goddesses, the DEOGHAR has its chief deity the Lord Shiva. Lord Shiva, the rebellion and the destroyer of the universe happens to be the chief God in the temple of Baidyanath Dham. The shrine is sanctified with Lord Shiva in Baidyanath Dham, which stands at a height of 72 feet from the ground and is endowed with a pyramid shaped tower. There is a verandah in the temple in its north façade, serves as the spot of bathing the ‘Iingam’, the idol of Lord Shiva with an invigorating blend of milk and water. The lingam is a humongous slab of basalt, elliptically cylindrical in shape having 5 inches of diameter.


The shrine is incorporated with large bells, which are present here to be rung on the visit of the devotees to the temple as to show respect and gratitude towards the Lord. As per the legends, the Baidyanath Dham in Jharkhand was laid unattended after the demise of Ravana, till Baiju saw and worshipped it and thereafter it is known as Baijus God or Baidyanath. There are eleven assorted temples around this major shrine of Baidyanath Dham of Jharkhand. The main shrine is the replica, which reminiscences the glory of a gorgeous lotus. The temple is accessible via Deogarh. There are Passenger laden buses on a regular basis, which transports the passengers to Deogarh. Jasidhi is the closest Railway station that lies at a distance of about 10 kilometers from Baidyanath Dham in Jharkhand.


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