Dev Sangha ( Navadurga Mandir ), literally the Divine Association, was founded by Srimat Narendra Nath Brahmachary at the ancient pilgrimage town of Baidyanathdham, usually known as Deoghar.
The temple of Dev Sangha Ashram ( Navadurga Mandir ) is in a small city called Deoghar. Deoghar is located on 24.03 degree and 24.38 degree north south between 86.28 degree and 87.4 degree east with an area of 952 square miles. The present district of Deoghar was a part of three kingly estates during English period namely CHANDEL Raj Pariwar Giddhor, Laxmipur GHATWAL and Rohni GHATWAL. Famous traveller Megasthneze visited India in 302 B.C. In the court of CHANDRAGUPTA of Patliputra ( Patna ) has described regarding this area in his works. HIUN SIANG a famous chinese traveller who visited in the court of Harsa 645 A.D., also has described the rocky area of Rajmahal and human culture adjacent area of Deoghar.
During fabulous regime of Pala dynasty enriched history of Deoghar was described in ( BIHAR DISTRICT GAZETEER 1938 Edition )
Rail : The nearest Railway Station is Baidyanathdham ( Deoghar ) which is a terminal station of a 7 kms. branch line originating from Jashidih Junction from Baidyanathdham Station, Dev Sangha Ashram ( Navadurga Mandir ) is just 2 Kms.
Road : By road Baidyanathdham ( Deoghar ) to Calcutta 373 kms, Giridih 112 kms, Patna 281 kms, Dumka 67 kms, Madhupur 57 kms, Shimultala 53 kms etc.
Bus : Long distance buses connect Baidyanathdham Bus Stand with Bhagalpur, Hazaribagh, Ranchi, Tatanagar, Gaya etc. & from Baidyanathdham Bus Stand Dev Sangha Ashram ( Navadurga Mandir ) is just 2 Kms.
Local Transport : Taxis, Scooters, Rickshaws are available.
Temperature (deg C) : Summer - Max 36.9, Min 23.0
Winter : Max 27.7, Min 7.4
Best Season : October to February
To resurrect the affirmative interpretation of the philosophy of life as propounded by ancient Rishis ( saints ) of Upanishads ( scriptures ) in India. It emphasizes harmony of material pursuits as the essential foundation for spiritual aspirations. Maa Haimavati is the reigning deity of dev-Sangha.