Basukinath is a city and an informed zone in Dumka area in the Indian territory of Jharkhand. Basukinath is situated in Dumka District of Jharkhand. It lies on the Deoghar – Dumka state expressway and is around 25 km northwest of Dumka. It is a position of journey for Hindus. Basukinath Temple is the fundamental fascination here. It is arranged on Jasidih Dumka New Railway line and Basukinath Railway Station is the closest railheads. Ranchi Airport is the closest airplane terminal. It is arranged at Jarmundi Block on Dumka Deoghar State Highway at a separation of 24 km from the District Headquarters Dumka.
In a year lacs and lacs individuals from ious parts of nation come here to venerate Lord Shiva. In the period of Shravan individuals of a few nation additionally come here to revere Lord Shiva. It was the part under handwa state before freedom of india whose last ruler was rani Sonabati, it is composed on plate on the highest point of the entryway goes from sanctuary to sacrosanct lake shivganga. There is a well inside consecrated lake and shiv ling hallowed shiv stone is available which can be obviously observed amid cleanning of lake in each few year. Something is as yet obscure about the mystery well inside lake about its origin, there is some engraving on stone inside well yet it is as destroyed.