Baba Basukinath Dham, Dumka

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Baba Basukinath Dham is a renowned pilgrimage site in Dumka district of Jharkhand. It is one of the revered destination for Hindus. Shravan Mela which takes place in between July and August is the time when devotees throng at this place from every corner of the country. Foreign tourists are also seen during this occasion. Holy water of Ganges is offered to the deity. Devotees are found in saffron dyed cloth. They offer their prayer by stretching on the road. These devotees also pay a visit to Vaidyanath Jyotirlinga in Deogarh.

Vivah Panchami or Ram Janki Vivah Utsav is another festival which takes place at the end of the year. It was inaugurated by Baba Basukinath and is still continued. "Palki Utsav" is a part of the celebration. Innumerable people come to offer their prayer to Lord Shiva.

Situated on Dumka-Deoghar Highway, it is close to Jasidih Dumka Railway line. Closest station is Basukinath and Jamtara Railway Station. If one is travelling by air, Ranchi Airport is the nearest one.



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