BaidyanathJyotirlinga temple, also known as Baidyanathdham Temple, Deoghar.  It is situated in the SanthalParganas division of the state of Jharkhand, India.Baidyanath is a Hindu Temple. The temple dedicated to the Lord Shiva. Baidyanathdham is one of the twelve Jyotirlingas. Where the Jyotirlinga is established, and 21 other temples.


The history of this Jyotirlinga goes back to the Treta Yuga, at the time of Lord Rama. According to popular Hindu beliefs, the demon Ravana, king of Lanka, worshipped Shiva at this very site, where the temple is currently located; to get blessed with the boons that he later wanted to use to wreak havoc in the world. Interestingly, Ravana offered his ten heads one after the other, as a sacrifice to Lord Shiva. Pleased with this act, Shiva proceeded to descend to the Earth to cure Ravana, who was injured. Since Lord Shiva had acted as a doctor, he is referred to as 'Vaidhya', and it is from this aspect of Shiva that the temple derives its name.

Architectural style

The temple of Shiva was built by Vishwakarma, the architect of Gods. The temple is divided into three parts: the main temple, the middle part of this main temple, and the entrance to the temple. This 72 feet high temple is east facing and is shaped like a lotus. The top consists of three ascending shaped gold vessels that were donated by the Maharaja of Gidhaur, Raja Puran Singh

Sanctum: Lord Shiva

Date built: Treta Yuga


Darshan and Puja

Morning: 4:00 AM to 3:30 PM

Evening: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

The VIP Darshan timings is usually in early Morning at the time of Temple Opening.During ShravaniMela and various other occasions like Shivaratri, Somwari etc. the Darshan timings are usually extended.


By Road

Deoghar is directly connected by road to Kolkata (373 km), Patna (281 km), (Ranchi 250 km).


By Rail

Deoghar is connected to New Delhi Howrah Main Line via Jasidih (7 km). Jasidih is well connected to cities like New Delhi, Calcutta, Mumbai, Chennai, Bhubaneswar, Raipur, and Bhopal via rail route.

By Air

Deoghar International Airport is presently under Construction. The nearest Airport is Patna from where you can take a Train Journey or hire a Taxi. A Taxi would cost you normally around Rs 3000 from Patna to Deoghar.


The Baidyanath Temple is famous all across the world for its Shravan Mela that takes place in July and August. About 7 to 8 million devotees visit this place from all parts of the country and partake in this lively fest.


There are many places to stay in Deoghar, Jharkhand. Deoghar has large number of tourist attraction so there are plenty of places to stay while touring in Deoghar. There are many hotels as well as private organization which takes good care of the people. There are 5 star hotels as well as hotels with nominal charges according to the traveller’s budget. The charges of the hotels are very nominal as they keep the needs and demands of the customers in their mind. These hotels provide wifi, hygienic food and clean environment.



It is situated 1.5 km away from the Baba Baidyanath Temple. This temple is similar in appearance to the temple of Ramakrishna in Belur. Inside there are idols of Radha-Krishna. It is 146 feet high and its construction cost around Rs. 900,000 (9 lakhs) and hence it became known as the Naulakha Temple.

Basukinath Temple

Basukinath is the Second most famous Temple in and around Deoghar. It is located en-route from Deoghar to Dumka. It is said that Basukinath temple is the court of Baba BholeNath

Satsanga Ashram

 It is a holy place for devotees of Thakur Anukulchandra, in the south-west of Deoghar, established by Anukul Chandra. Tapovan is situated 10 km from Deoghar and has a temple of Shiva, called TaponathMahadeva, which attracts pilgrims


Mr. Rahul Kumar Sinha (I.A.S.), Deputy Commissioner cum Administrator

Baba BaidyanathMandir, Deoghar, Jharkhand, INDIA

Phone: (91-6432) 232680 (Office), 232720 (Residence)

Mr. BindeswariJha, District Public Relation Officer cum Temple Incharge

Baba BaidyanathMandir, Deoghar, Jharkhand, INDIA

Phone: (91-6432) 232680 (Office), 232295 (Temple)

Mobile: 9431418752

Fax: (91-6432) 232967



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बैद्यनाथ धाम ज्योतिर्लिंग :

बैद्यनाथ ज्योतिर्लिंग मंदिर को ही बाबा बैद्यनाथ धाम भी कहा जाता है।इस जगह को शिव के सबसे पवित्र निवास स्थान और 12 ज्योतिर्लिंगों में से एक माना जाता है। यह भारत के झारखंड राज्य के देवघर में स्थित है। इस मंदिर परिसर है बाबा बैद्यनाथ का ज्योतिर्लिंग स्थापित है।मंदिर परिसर में बैद्यनाथ धाम ज्योतिर्लिंग के अलावा 21 अन्य मंदिर भी हैं।

पूजा का महत्त्व:

भगवान शिव के पूजा में बेलपत्र चढ़ाना सर्वश्रेठ और शुभ माना गया है। तीन पत्तियों का संगम, शिव की तीन आंखों के अलावा उनके त्रिशूल का भी प्रतीक है, जो पिछले तीन जन्मों के पापों को नष्ट करने के वाला माना जाता है। हालाँकि, वृक्ष के बेलपत्र तोड़ने का भी एक समय होता हैं। कहा जाता हैं कि महादेव सौ कमल चढ़ाने से जितने प्रसन्न होते हैं, उतना ही एक नीलकमल चढ़ाने पर होते हैं और एक हजार नीलकमल के बराबर एक बेलपत्र होता है। इसीलिए भगवान शिव को प्रसन्न करने के लिए बेलपत्र चढ़ाना चाहिए।

पूजा कैसे होगी?

हमारे द्वारा नियुक्त पुजारी बैद्यनाथ धाम मंदिर में बेलपत्र द्वारा स्थापित विधी से पूजा सम्पन्न करते है।

पूजा सामग्री:

बेलपत्र, जल, फूल।

पूजा अवधि:

नित्य, 10 मिनट

पूजा करने वाले पंडितों की संख्या:
  • पंडित मोती राम मिश्रा 35 वर्षों के अनुभव के साथ।

  • पंडित ललन मिश्रा 10 वर्षों के अनुभव के साथ।

डिसक्लेमर : हम किसी भी मंदिर के एजेंट, सहयोगी या प्रतिनिधि नहीं हैं। हम पूरे देश में फैले पंडितों के अपने नेटवर्क के माध्यम से सेवाएं प्रदान करवाते हैं

इस पूजा को बुकिंग के 7 दिनों के अंदर शुरु करवाया जाएगा।

About the Temple :

Baidyanath Jyotirlinga temple, also known as Baba Baidyanath dham and Baidyanath dham is one of the twelve Jyotirlingas, the most sacred abodes of Shiva. It is located in Deoghar in the Santhal Parganas division of the state of Jharkhand, India. It is a temple complex consisting of the main temple of Baba Baidyanath, where the Jyotirlinga is installed, and 21 other temples.

About the Puja:

Offering Bilva or belpatra in Shiva Puja is important and considered auspicious. A confluence of three leaves, "Bilva" is symbolic of Shiva's three eyes as well as his trident (trishul) which is believed to destroy sins of the past three births. However, there are certain days when one should not pluck the bel leaves from a tree.

How Puja is done ?

The purohits and pandits will perform the puja with proper rituals and right procedure inside Baba Baidyanath Dham Temple.

Puja Samagri:

Belpatra, Jal, Flowers.

Puja Duration:

10 mins, Everday

Number of Pandits performing Puja:
  • Pandit Moti Ram Mishra with 35 years of experience.

  • Pandit Lallan Mishra with 10 years of experience.

Disclaimer : We are not an agent, associate or representative of any temple. We perform services through our own network of Pandits spread throughout the country

Please note it can take up to 7 days to schedule the puja.