Baba Balak Nath or Sidh Baba Balak Nath------is a Hindu deity worshipped in the northern Indian states of Punjab and Himachal Pradesh. His shrine is known as "Deotsidh". It is situated 45 kms. away from "Hamirpur" near the border of Hamirpur and Bilaspur districts of Himachal Pradesh, India.
The Baba Balak Nath Temple is situated at the village of "Chakmoh" in the district of Hamirpur on the hilltop, in a natural cave carved in the hills, considered to be the abode of Baba. An Idol of Baba is placed in the cave.
Baba Balak Nath is believed to be a re-incarnation of Lord Kartikeya, son of Lord Shiva & Goddess Parvati, born in Sat-Yuga to annihilate demon Tarkasur. He is dear to Goddess Ganga & came on the earthly abode as the son of a Pandit Vishnu and Lakshmi, in Kathiawad Junagadh, Gujarat. The childless couple was granted a baby-boy as a boon by Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati in return of prayers made by the couple, at Girnar....read more.