Location: Dedicated to Baba Balak Nath, a great follower of Lord Shiva, this temple is located at a distance of just 3 km from the Kasauli city. The actual place is Gadkhal and this sacred temple is sited on a hilltop.
Description: As per the beliefs of the local people, it is the place which blesses the childless couples with babies. One can also see photos of number blessed children in the temple. As per the records of the temple, 10000 childless couples have been blessed by the temple, and this makes this temple a revered place for the people who have desire of having their own child. A large number of sculptures of Lord Shiva present here is another attraction of this temple. Chanting of mantras, connected with Lord Shiva like 'Om Namo Narayana' 'Salutations to Shiva' are heeded all over the place. This sacrosanct temple also has a cave; however the entry of ladies is strictly restricted there.
Activities: The temple is full of devotees on Sundays and during Navratri. Sundays are the special days, when the high priest of the temple “Baba ji” sits on his ‘Gaddi’ and retorts all the questions of the followers. It is believed that when “Baba ji” sits on his GaddiMore...Gaddi a mystical power of Baba Balak Nath enters in him, and he precisely tells everything about ones’ past and correctly forecast the future also.