Temples in Deoghar
Baba Baidyanath Baba Dham
The Vaidyanatha temple, also called Baba Vaidyanath Dham is situated in Deoghar at the Santhal Parganas division of the state of Jharkhand, India. It is one of the twelve Jyotirlingas and one of the most revered places where Shiva lives. He was impressed with Ravana's commitment and wanted to help him when he got hurt. At that time Shiva acted like a Doctor and healed Ravana's injuries. That's why Shiva is sometimes called Vaidya, which means "Doctor". The temple derives its name from this aspect of Shiva.
Baba Basukinath Dham
Baba Basukinath Dham is located in the Dumka District of Jharkhand. It is a place of Pilgrimage for Hindus. Basukinath Dham is also known as Shiva Temple, one of the oldest temples around 150 years old and have been built by Basaki Tatme. It is also believed during the Sagar Manthan, Lord Vasuki worshipped the Shiva Lingam. Also, the Nagas(the snakes)used to bathe the Shiva Lingam with milk hence this holy place is known as Basukinath Shivling.
Naulakha Mandir is located at Karnibad, Deoghar Jharkhand, This is dedicated to Lord Krishna and Radha. The architecture of the Temple looks like that of Belur Math, Ramakrishna Temple in Kolkata, Inside the temple, there are idols of Radha and Krishna Its height is 146 feet. Naulakha Temple was built in 1940 by Rani Charushila Devi, the Queen of Pathuriya Ghat, West Bengal. She was spending 9 lakh rupees to build this Temple hence the name of the Temple is Naulakha Mandir.
Deoghar is a religious and pilgrimage destination which is popular known for Baidyanath Temple which is one of the jyotirlingas among the twelve dedicated to Lord Shiva. Apart from this temple, there are many other temples which are mostly visited by tourists like Baba Basukinath Dham, Naulakha Temple and Maa Pathrol Kali Temple.
The town has many other small temples to worship. you can know more about its temple timings, history and much more at Yatradham.org. The best time to visit temples in Deoghar is from October to February which includes several festivals like Diwali and Makar Sankranti. During this time it attracts a large number of devotees. While visiting during celebrations it is advisable to book your accommodation in advance for your proper stay.