Satsang Ashram

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Satsang Ashram, Deoghar is one of the most important pilgrim spots in the state of Jharkhand in India. The Satsang Ashram of Deoghar is of special importance to the people who have faith in the widely acclaimed religious leader called Thakur Anukul Chandra. It is commonly believed by the devotees of Thakur Anukul Chandra that if one visits this ashram, then he can attain calm and stability.  

To commemorate Thakur Anukul Chandra and his social work, many journals, periodicals and books are published from the Satsang Ashram in Deoghar. The books published from here belong to a variety of languages. Some of his major contributions are the establishment of quite a few industrial and socio-cultural organizations in the place of Deoghar. The mission behind putting up these organizations was to benefit the people of the state in the field of health and hygiene.

Satsong ashram was the middle from where Sri Sri Thakur’s man-making programme was directed. Thus a cluster of socio-industrial and cultural institutions have developed at deoghar. A visit to the ashram would inexorably take one out of the cobweb of mental blocks and would give one a feel of freedom, peace and progress. It shows the way of communal harmony and peaceful co-existence to the egocentric and trife torn world of today.

Sri Sri Thakur expectant people to earn an independent living with pioneering zeal and with concern for the environment. That is how a number of small and integrated industrial activities are seen within the premises of satsong ashram. There are literary activities, which is seen in the form of a number of books and periodicals in all languages. Jouranls like ‘Alochana’ and ‘Saptarchee’ (in Bengali), ‘Ligate’ and ‘The See-ence’ (in English), ‘Urjana’ (in Oriya), ‘Aryayan’ (in Hindi) and a few more periodicals get regularly published from this place and carry the message of ‘living with peace and progress’ to the humanity.

Thakur established several socio-industrial and cultural institutions in Deoghar with the aim of improving the overall health of the society. In addition, he advised and initiated people to earn independent living.Literary activities are organized here in the form of publishing books and periodicals in all languages. Several journals and periodicals, which carry the message ‘living with peace and progress,’ are regularly published from here.Ashram is visited by devotees particularly on the occasions of Bengalee New Year, which falls in the month of April, and after Dussehra in October. A visit to this ashram is believed to attain mental peace and harmony.
Location info:
Address:Satsang Ashram,Deoghar,Jharkhand ,India
District: Deoghar
Nearest City: Deoghar
Best time to visit: Navember to April
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History:
The association of this religious leader with the Satsang Ashram of Deoghar is a long one. Thakur Anukul Chandra spent as many as 25 years of his later life in this well known ashram of the state of Jharkhand. This religious person dedicated his entire life for the social and economic development of the people of the state.
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Deoghar:
Deoghar is a center of peace and harmony that features many socio-cultural and industrial centers. It is a popular health resort and an important Hindu pilgrimage. The ancient temple of “Baba Baidyanath” one of the twelve jyotirlingas in India is located here, a place believed to be the route that Lord Shiva traveled on his way to Sri Lanka.Treasures of Deoghar: Nandan Hills, Navlakha temple, Mahadev Falls, Kundeswari Temple, Nav Durga Temple, Satsang Ashram, Tapovan.  

Baidyanath Dham:
Baidyanath Dham is situated in the Santhal Pargana of Jharkhand. Kamana Linga of Lord Shiva is situated here. Every monsoon (in the month of Shravan) countless devotees undertake a rigorous 100 km pilgrimage on foot from Ajgaibinath (Sultanganj) to offer holy water to Baba Baidyanath. The pilgrimage is deemed complete with homage paid at Basukinath, almost 43 km from Deoghar.Within the precincts of the main temple, there are 12 other temples, dedicated to different Gods, including Lord Mahadeva.

Trikut:
Trikut, 24 km west of Deoghar, is famous for its hill temples. The state highway leading to Dumka will take one to Trikut. Legend has it that many a sage attained salvation on the top of three bills situated here, popularly known as Trikut. The name of the hills has been derived from the three distinct peaks. If one travels by a bus or Trekker, one has to alight and climb to the tip of the hills, using the concrete steps built into the slopes of the hill. The hill consists of huge boulders. On the right in a small temple Parvati is worshipped. Close to her lies a Shivling. People flock here from far and wide during Shivratri.
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How to reach?
Nearest Railway Station:The local railway station of Beas has regular train services to Amritsar and Jalandhar.
Nearest Airport:Amritsar airport,It has direct fights to almost all the key cities in India
Road Transport:Lying on the National Highway, Beas is well connected to all parts of the country by road.
Nearest Visiting places:
Golden Temple:
Golden Temple in Amritsar is popular worldwide for it’s golden dome. It is also known as swarn mandir and is a pilgrimage place for sikhs in India. The Golden Temple is attracting people from all walks of life irrespective of caste creed and religion.   Shining in the morning light, the gilded splendor of its paneling and big dome and small minarets, this temple is a fairy world palace to the devotees of the Sikh faith. Certainly, the first look brings onto the innocent eye the image of a transcendent fact The ‘loving sight’ peering into heaven from the legends of the miraculous cures by the touch of the water in the pool of nectar, in which the shrine stands makes for ecstatic awareness. The vision has been received by millions of pilgrims who have come here for centuries from near and far

Shri Durgiana Temple:
A Famous Hindu Temple with Sarovar attracts thousands of devotees everyday. This is a very peaceful temple, dedicated to Goddess Durga and Lord Krishna. Janmashtami festival celebrated at Durgiana Temple is quite famous.

Jallianwala Bagh:
The massacre of thousands of innocent civilians by British army on 13th April 1919 gave the Indian freedom movement an all together new dimension. A befitting memorials erected at the spot to remember the martyrs.

Wagah Border:
The Colorful Beating of the Retreat Ceremony by rangers from both India and Pakistan in Wagah is definitely a visitors delight Generally. A Visit to Amritsar in incomplete without a visit to Wagah Border. Now, it is also known as Ataari Border.

Durgiana Mandir:
Amritsar also has a enchanting temple dedicated to the goddess Durga. Easily reachable from the Golden Temple, the Durgiana Mandir was supposedly built in the 16th century. Being located in the middle of a lake gives the temple a wonderful overall view. The temple has a massive structure and is achetectually is styled along the lnes of the nearby Golden Temple.

Babaatal rai Tower:
Located few kms from the city, Baba Atal Rai Tower commomerates the spot where Guru Har Gobind is believed to have died. This nine storied building, named after the son of Guru Har Gobind, is a landmark of the place. To the top offers a panoramic view of the entire area. The first floor of the tower showcases some of the miniatures related to the life and teaching of Guru Nanak Dev.

Wagah Border:
Wagah, on the Indo-Pakistan border, is 28 kms from Amritsar. Numerous visitors come to see the ceremonious change of guards and the flag hoisting and lowering activities done skillfully and with precision by the border security forces of both the countries. A site you you should not miss.
Nearest Petrol Pump:
poreyahat Petrol Pump:Deoghar,Jharkhand,India
Hotels/Lodge/Accommodation:
New Grand Hotel: Deoghar, Jharkhand, India  
Hotel Shivam International: Deoghar, Jharkhand, India
Basera Hotel: Deoghar, Jharkhand, India
Hotel Yatrik:Deoghar,Jharkhand,India
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Police Station:100
Nearest Hospital:
Sadar Hospital:Giridih,Jharkhand,India
Sadar Hospital:Dumka,Jharkhand,India
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