Baba Baidyanath Dham Temple - Things to Know Before Visiting
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About Baba Baidyanath Dham 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.
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The name of the temple is derived from the amount spent in its construction, which was donated by Rani Charushila, a queen of Pathuria Ghat royal family, Kolkata. Making the total cost of around nine lakh rupees, the temple received its name as Naulakha. Possessing similar architecture of Ramakrishna Temple in Belur, the shrine encompasses beautiful idols of Radha and Krishna ranging about 146 ft in height.
One of the major religious establishments of India, the Satsang Ashram has over 2000 branches all over the world. It is related to the Radhaswami sect. The ashram in Deoghar is the main branch of the Satsang, started by Thakur Anukul Chandra. Located on the south-west of Deoghar, this ashram has large buildings with rooms and dormitories where pilgrims can stay during their visits.
There are three main peaks on the hill (the "tri-" of Trikutachal). The height of this hill is 2470 feet. A ropeway is most famous here it can be used to reach the top of the hill. The hill is covered by clouds in rainy seasons and waterfalls and small streams can be seen from July–September. The view from the top of the mountain is stunning and solar panels situated in Topovan (First solar energy hub in Jharkhand). Trikut is a popular tourist spot of Jharkhand state.
Khandoli dam is a dam located 10 km North-East of Giridih town towards Bengabad in Jharkhand, India. Khandoli is also a village at the foot of the Khandoli hill. The reservoir of the Khandoli dam provides water supply to more than one lakh residents of the Giridih town. It is an important tourist spot in the state of Jharkhand.
Minto tower was built by the Maharaja of Gidhaur in 1909 to commemorate the visit of the then British Viceroy Lord Irwin to Gidhaur. It is in the middle of Gidhaur Market on the main Jamui-Jhajha state highway.
Maithon Dam is a hydroelectric dam on the Barakar River in Jharkhand, India. The dam forms the Maithon Reservoir, which covers an area of 65 square kilometers. The dam is used for power generation and irrigation. As of 2016, the dam has a capacity of 60 MW. It is 4,789 meters long and 50 meters high. The dam has been credited with reducing flooding in the region.
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Deogarh district is one of the twenty-four districts of Jharkhand state in eastern India, and Deoghar town is the administrative headquarters of this district. This district is known for the Baidyanath Jyotirlinga shrine. This district is part of Santhal Pargana division. Deoghar is a Hindi word and the literal meaning of ‘Deoghar’ is abode of the Gods and Goddesses.