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Devi Jai Durga temple is located in Deoghar district, Jarkhand. Baidyanath dham is surrounded by dense forests, mountains like Nandan and Trikoot and Rivers like Yamunajor and Gharula flow here. The Mayurakshi River is also located close by.

Baidyanath Dham or the Shakthi peeth temple is 7 kms from Jasidi Railway Station on the main line of the Eastern Railway from Howrah to Delhi. There is a small railway branch line from Jasidih to Babadham which is called as Baidyanath Dham station.

Baidyanath Shakti Peeth is the not just a Shakti Peeth, but also, an auspicious place where a person gets relieved from disease of leprosy. It is believed that the person who visit this place, he gets freedom from all sorts of disease and all kinds of sins. Bad or negative thoughts are removed from a persons brain. Individual gets a spiritual growth. Hence, it is called Baidyanath.

The famous pilgrimage as well as tourist spot is also known for mela of Shravan. During the month of July and August more than 8 million devotees gather and get the holy water from Ganges. Unbroken line of people are seen to wear cloths with saffron color and travel over 108 km in a particular month. People get all their desire fulfilled in this regard.

Devi Jai Durga temple is located at Deoghar district in Jarkhand ,India. This Shaktipeeth is located in front of the main temple premises of Baidyanath Temple in Badyanath Dham, Bihar.

Sati's heart fell here. Some people believe that sati is cremated here. Previously this Shaktipeeth was in the state of Bihar but now it is in the state of Jharkhand.

One of the Dwadash Jyotirlings, Baba Vaidyanatha is situated here. The idols of Devi as Jai Durga and Lord Shiva as Vaidyanath situated here. This place is called Maa Jai Durga Shaktipeeth. Darshan of this Shaktipeeth removes the fear of untimely death.

Jai Durga Temple at Baidyanath is the place where Sati's Heart had fallen. Here Sati is worshipped as Jai Durga and Lord Bhairav as Vaidyanath or bBaidyanath. The Shakthi Peeth is popularly known as Baidyanath Dham or Baba Dham.

Since the heart of Sati fell here, the place is also called as Hardapeetha. Lord Bhairav as Vaidyanath is worshipped as one of the important twelve Jyotirlingas.

jai durga Shakti Peeth is known as Chitabhumi. It is said that while lord Shiva was wandering in the universe with the body of Sati, heart of Sat had fallen at this place. That time, lord Shiva performed the cremation of her heart. hence, this place is called Chita Bhumi.


  • Do pray your Ishta Devata before pilgrimage to Temple.
  • Do contact Temple Devasthanam information centre for enquiry, temple information and for Pooja details etc.
  • Do reserve your travel and accommodation at Temple well in advance.
  • Do bath and wear clean clothes before you enter the temple.
  • Do concentrate on God and Goddess inside the temple.
  • Do maintain silence and recite your Istamantram to yourself inside the temple.
  • Do observe ancient custom and traditions while in Temple.
  • Do respect religious sentiments at Temple.
  • Do deposit your offerings in the hundi only.

Don't s:

  • Do not come to Temple for any purpose other than worshipping of God and Goddess.
  • Do not smoke at Temple.
  • Do not consume alcoholic drinks at Temple.
  • Do not eat non-vegetarian food in the Kshetram.
  • Do not approach mediators for quick Darshanam. It may cause inconvenient to others.
  • Do not carry any weapon inside the temple.
  • Do not wear any head guards like helmets, caps, turbans and hats inside the temple premises.
  • Do not perform Sastanga Pranama inside the Sanctum Sanctorum.
  • Do not take much time while performing Sparsa Darshanam to God in Garbhagriha.
  • Do not buy spurious prasadams from street vendors.
  • Do not encourage beggars at Temple.
  • Do not spit or create nuisance in the premises of the temple.