Deoghar (literal meaning 'the home of God/Goddess') is one of the 24 districts of Jharkhand. It is located in the north-eastern part of Jharkhand and lies in Santhal Pargana division.
Deoghar is also known as Baidyanath Dham or Babadham. It is an important Hindu pilgrimage centre. As per Hindu mythology, Baidyanath Dham is one of the twelve Jyothirlingams in India.
Deoghar is famous for Babadham (Baidyanath Dham) temple.
It is one of the 12 Jyotirlingam as well as one of the 51 Shakti Peethas in India
Several good hotels are available near to Tower chowk, the hub of this small town. Tarrif ranges from Rs 200 to Rs 1000. The rates are very economical. During 'Shavan Mela', rooms are generally occupied in advance.
Rail is the easiest way to reach to Deoghar, as the nearest station Jasidih (JSME) is located at Delhi-Howra main line.
Almost every train halts at Jasidih, which is about 7km from Deoghar.
Baidyanath Temple, Nandan Pahar, Naulakha Mandir, Satsang Ashram, Tapovan, Balanand Ashram Yogashala Karnibagh, Harila Joria, Trikut, Prabhu Jagadbandhu Ashrama, Ramkrishna MIssion Vidyapith, Tiwari Chowk (Williams Town).
Adra-Bhog: Asharh Month 22 Jun
Shrabani Mela: 27 Jul to 24 Aug
Jhulan Puja, Sri Radha Krishna Puja: Shravan Shukla Paksha (Ekadasi to Purnima) 19 Aug to 24 Aug
Maa Mansa Puja: Shravan-Shankranti 16 Aug