Baba Balak Nath Temple
The Baba Balak Nath temple, a medieval cave temple is one of the famous pilgrimage center of Himachal Pradesh also called Devbhumi the God’s own land. Baba Balak Nath Temple is situated at village Chakmoh of district Hamirpur on the hill top. The temple has a natural cave carved in the hills which is considered to be the abode of Babaji.
Baba Balaknath Temple is visited by devotees throughout the year but during the Navratras, the visitors rush increases manifold and throng to the temple in large numbers. A few kilometers away from the Baba Balaknath Temple, is the Shah Talai connected by a ropeway which is also an important tourist attraction.
Devotees offer `Rot`, prepared with flour and sugar/gur at the altar of Babaji. Female devotees are prohibited to enter the inner cave. A raised platform just opposite to the cave has been specially erected for female worshippers for darshan. Six km from Baba Balak Nath Temple, there is spot named Shahtalai, where Baba is assumed to have observed penance. It is also considered exceedingly sacred to the pilgrims. Sunday is considered an auspicious day of Babaji.
How to Reach Baba Balaknath Temple
Chandigarh Airport is the nearest airport, which is 120 km from the temple.
Una at a distance of 50 kilometers is the nearest broad gauge rail head. Una is located at the entry point of Himachal Pradesh next to Nangal township of Punjab. There are daily train services from Delhi.
The temple is situated on the border of Bilaspur and Hamirpur district and is well connected by roads from all sides. The temple is easily accessible via road from Bilaspur (40 Kms) , Hamirpur (45 Kms) and all the major cities of Himachal Pradesh. Tourist can hire private taxis or take state transport buses to reach this holy destination of Himachal Pradesh.
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