The Baidyanath Dham, popularly referred as the Baba Dham is one of the 12 jyotirlinga in India and is considered to be one of the most sacred abodes of Lord Shiva in India. It is located in the Santhal division in Deoghar. The large and magnificent temple comprises of the main temple of Baba Baidyanath where the jyotirlinga is installed, along with 21 other significant and beautiful temples.
The place offer unmatched tranquility and peace. It has a remarkable history attached to it. The temple has its mention in books and ancient scriptures. According to the Hindu belief, Ravan worshipped Shiva at this very site and offered him ten of his heads as a sacrifice, which Shiva cured and emerged as a doctor and hence got to be called as the Vaidhya. This is how the temple derives it's name.