Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Deoghar District

About Deoghar District
deoghar district

About Deoghar District

Deoghar is a Hindi word and 'Deoghar' literally means the abode of Gods and Gods ('house') ('God'). Deoghar is also known as "Baidyanatha Dham", "Baba Dham", "B". Deoghar ". The origins of Baidyanathadham have been lost in antiquity, it has been referred to as Haritakivan or Ketakivan in Sanskrit texts, Devghar is the name of the recent name and possibly meets the construction of the great temple of Lord Baidyanath. The name of the constructor is not worth it, Some parts of the front of the temple were built in 1596 by the ancestor Puran Mal of Gigaur Maharaj. Deoghar district is one of the twenty-four districts of Jharkhand state in Eastern India, and Deoghar city is the administrative headquarters of this district. This district is known for the Baidyanath Jyotirlinga temple. This district is part of the Santhal Pargana division. Deoghar is situated in the western part of Santhal Paraganas district. It is surrounded by Bhagalpur district in the north, Dumka in the south-east and Giridih in the west.
Deogarh is a famous health site and a major Hindu pilgrimage center. The Baaidyanath Temple in Deogarh is one of the twelve Shiv Jyotirlingas and it is one of the 51 Shaktipeeths of India. Place Puranas have referred this temple as a suitable place for funeral. It is also famous for the Shravan Mela (5th month according to Hindu calendar system). This is the only place in India where Jyotirlinga and Shakti Peeth are together, They lie down next to each other. Every year between July and August (on the eve of the month of Shravan), about 7 to 8 million devotees from different parts of India come to Saltanganj to offer holy water from Ganga - about 108 km from Devgarh - to see Shiva for. Baidyanath Dham is one of the most secretive places in Indian tourism. Many parts are untouched until recently. There are many ruins of Buddhist monasteries around.
There is a picturesque place in Deoghar. Deoghar is situated at 24 ° 29'N 86 ° 42'E / 24.48 ° N 86.7 ° E. The nearest railway station is Baidyanathdham. Jasidih junction is about 7 km from the Baidyanathdham railway station, which is on the main line of Indian Railway's Howrah-Delhi route. It is about 229 km from Patna (capital of Bihar) and 322 km from Ranchi (capital of Jharkhand) and about 315 km from Kolkata (capital of West Bengal). The average height of Deogarh is 254 meters (833 feet). The climate of Deoghar is dry and congenial and Deoghar is still considered to be a center of fame, especially due to the temple of Vaidyanath (Temple of Baidyanath), as well as criminal and civil courts and a large number of government. Establishments,

DC Deoghar

Deputy CommissionerShri Rahul Kumar Sinha


  • Area:-2478.61
  • Language:-Hindi
  • Male:-7,76,726
  • Population:- 14,91,879
  • Villages:-2662
  • Females:-7,15,138

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