Baba Balak Nath

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Baba Balak Nath
Devanagariबाबा बालक नाथ
AffiliationBrahman (Nath), Deva
AbodeDeotsidh, Gufa-Baba Balak Nath, Hamirpur District, Himachal Pradesh, India
Mantraॐ नमः सिद्धाय
(Oṃ Namaḥ Siddhāy)
FestivalsChet Mahina, Chaitra
ParentsShiva (father), Parvati (mother)

Baba Balak Nath is a Hindu deity, who is worshipped with great reverence in the North-Indian state of Himachal Pradesh and Punjab. His main place of worship is known as Deotsidh, this temple is situated in the high peak of the hill of Chakmoh village.

In popular culture[edit]

Pahari brush drawing of Guru Nanak meeting with Baba Balak Nath from a Janamsakhi series, circa 19th century

Notable Indian films on the deity include: Shiv Bhakat Baba Balak Nath (1972) by Avatar, Jai Baba Balak Nath (1981) by Satish Bhakri.[1]


  1. ^ Rajadhyaksha, Ashish; Willemen, Paul (1999). Encyclopaedia of Indian cinema. British Film Institute.