Kanwar Yatra

People who visit Baba Baidyanath Dham, then their next destination will be Basukinath temple. During the Rainy season, this Foot Yatra is very famous in Bihar and Jharkhand. Pilgrims took Ganges water from Uttarvahini Holy Ganges river from SULTANGANJ and starts their 103 km KANWAR YATRA to Deoghar on a footwalk.

Pilgrims cover this YATRA within 3-4 days by walking. In between, there were many famous stoppages like(Asarganj, Tarapur, Rampur, Kumarsar, Jalebiya Mor, Suiya Hills, Inaravaran, Bhulbhulaiyaa, Goryari, Kalakatia Dharmshala, Bhooth Bangla, Darshania) for Pilgrims so that they took some rest. After worshipping in Deoghar, pilgrims visit Basukinath Temple by vehicle and pour Ganges holy water on Shivling and here their long KANWAR YATRA is completed.

Kanwariya Root during Shavani Mela