Why Kanvariyas offer Gangajal at Deoghar Babadham in Shravan Month?

Why Kanvariyas offer Gangajal at Deoghar Babadham in Shravan Month? Here is the story.. The custom of carrying Kanwar started in the Treta Yuga – the silver age of Hindu mythology. Lord Rama had carried the holy ganges water from Sultanganj in a kanwar and offered to Lord Shiva at Babadham. The legend says that […]

Shravani Mela 2020 | Shravani Mela in Deoghar Baidyanath Temple

Baidyanath Dham

Shravani Mela is the 30-day festival in Deoghar Baidyanath Temple of Jharkhand. In 2020, Shravani Mela begins on July 6 and ends on August 3. It is celebrated throughout Sawan mahina or Shravan month (July-August). At Sultangunj, a small village in Bihar, Shravani Mela starts. Devotees take holy water of Ganga at Sultangunj and showers […]

Kanwar Yatra | Kavad Yatra

Kanwar Yatra (Kavad Yatra – Shravan Month Kanwar Yatra) is annual pilgrimage of Kanwaris (devotees of Lord Shiva) to Haridwar, Gaumukh and Gangotri Temples in Uttarakhand and Sultanganj in Bihar to fetch holy waters of Ganga River (Gangajal) which is later offered at their local Shiva Temples. Kanwar Yatra takes place in Shravan Month as […]

Vaidyanath Jayanti 2016

Vaidyanath Jayanti is observed on Maha Shivratri festival in North India.  In 2016, Vaidyanath Jayanti date is March 7. Deoghar Vaidyanath Temple, also known as Baba Dham or Baidyanath Dham, is one of the Dwadash Jyotirlingas, twelve most sacred abodes of Lord Shiva. It is located at Deoghar in Santhal Parganas of Jharkhand. As per […]