Deotsidh Temple


Himachal Pradesh

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Dedicated to Baba Balak Nath also referred to as Sidh Baba Balak Nath, this temple is sited at a distance of about 45 km from Hamirpur near the border of Bilaspur and Hamirpur districts.

Baba Balak Nath is worshipped majorly in Northern parts of India with great devotion and the shrine built for him is known as Deotsidh. It is located in Chakmoh village on the hilltop in a natural cave made in the hills. A great number of devotees are attracted to this region, perhaps this is due to the oozing mystical charm which this place exudes.

If you visit the temple during the great festivals of Holi and Diwali, you will see a huge number of devotees pumped up with the colours of the festivals, celebrated in the months of February-March and October-November.

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Major Attractions in and Around Deotsidh Temple

1. Sujanpur Tira Fort. The Sujanpur Tira Fort is located 22kms from Hamirpur. It was built by Raja Abhay Chand of the Katoch dynasty in 1758. In the early 19th century, this fort was also considered to be the residence of Raja Sansar Chand. 

2. Awah Devi Temple. This temple is believed to be almost 250 years old and is perched upon one of the highest hills of Hamirpur. One can see this temple visited by a lot of devotees on an annual basis. For any spiritual seeker, this temple is a definite must-visit.

3. Tauni Devi Temple. It is believed that Goddess Tauni was the sister of Goddess Durga. The temple is believed to be 200 years old and is a great sight to explore by the tourists and seekers alike. There is even an annual fair which happens in the temple during the months of June and July and is attended by a great number of devotees.

4. Enjoy Cable Car Ride and Photography. One can enjoy the adventurous cable car ride to the Shah Talai and view the beautiful scenery of Hamirpur. Apart from this, the surroundings of this region are ideal to click some really out of the box snapshots.

How to Reach Deotsidh Temple

By Air. If you are planning to go by air, you have to land at Gaggal Airport and then you have to take local transport such as bus or taxi.

By Rail. The nearest railway station to Hamirpur is Una or otherwise, you can also consider deboarding at Kiratpur Sahib Railway Station that is well-connected to nearby cities.

By Road. You can also consider travelling to this temple via well-maintained road networks. You can either take your own vehicle, cab or a bus.

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