Baba Balak Nath Temple sits on a hill and is one of the town’s most visited temples. He belongs to the Bharatiya Janata Party. On July 29, 2016, he appointed Mahant Balaknath as his successor in a ceremony attended by Yogi Adityanath and Baba Ramdev. The main temple, called Deotsidh, rests on Chakmoh village’s hill. Baba Balak Nath is believed to be close to Goddess Ganga and was born to Pandit Vishnu and Lakshmi in Kathiawad Junagadh, Gujarat. Devotees offer rot, a mix of flour and gur (jaggery, made from boiling pure sugarcane juice) at Baba’s altar. People chant mantras linked to Lord Shiva, such as ‘Om Namo Narayana,’ ‘Om Namah Shivaya,’ or ‘Salutations to Shiva’ in the temple vicinity.
Mahant Balak Nath Biography
Mahant Balak Nath Yogi is an Indian politician. He was named as the eighth successor of the Nath sect of Hinduism back in 2016. During the 2014 Indian Lok Sabha election, a video went viral on the internet. It showed yoga guru Baba Ramdev allegedly asking him not to talk about the issue of black money in front of the media. In different ages like Satya Yuga, he appeared as ‘Skanda’ or ‘Subramanya,’ in Treta Yuga as ‘Kaul,’ and in Dvapara Yuga as ‘Mahakaul.’ People show their love by offering goats to Babaji. The festive Navratri season is celebrated with immense enthusiasm. Tourists also flock to Shah Talai, a place close to the temple, which is connected by a ropeway. In 2023, he became the MLA of the Tijri constituency in Rajasthan.
|Real name/Full name
|Mahant Balak Nath Yogi
|Yogi of Rajasthan
|DOB (Date of Birth)
|16 April 1984 (Monday)
|Age (as of 2023)
|Kohrana village in the Behror tehsil in Rajasthan
|Hindu College, Delhi, and Doctorate (Honorary)
|Feet & Inches
|Rs. 13 Lakh
|Yellow and Red
|Deepika Padukone, Kangana Ranaut
Mahant Balak Nath’s father, Subash, was a devoted follower of Mahant Khetanath. Mahant Khetanath named the newborn Mahant Balak Nath ‘Gurmukh.’ His mother is named Urmila Devi.
Mahant Balak Nath Yogi was born on Monday, April 16, 1984, in Kohrana village in Behror tehsil, Rajasthan. As of 2023, he is 39 years old.
Additionally, he serves as the chancellor of Baba Mastnath University. His educational background includes a B.A. (Hons.) in Hindi from Hindu College, Delhi, and an honorary Doctorate.
Height and Weight
He stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs 80 kilograms.
Mahant Balak Nath’s entry into politics was guided by his mentor, Mahant Chandan, a former Member of Parliament from Alwar. His journey also gained momentum with the support of yoga guru Baba Ramdev. In 2019, he was nominated as the Bharatiya Janata Party candidate for Lok Sabha from Alwar, Rajasthan, and securing victory against his opponent, Bhanwar Jitendra Singh of the Indian National Congress, with a substantial margin of 3 lakh votes. Following this, in 2023, he contested and won the Member of Legislative Assembly elections as a BJP candidate from the Tijri constituency in Rajasthan, defeating the Congress candidate Imran Khan by 6,173 votes. Later in December 2023, he resigned from his position as a Member of Parliament. These political strides were influenced by his mentors and shaped his journey in public service.
As a Member of Parliament, Mahant Balak Nath receives a salary of Rs. 1,00,000 along with additional allowances.
For the year 2023, Mahant Balak Nath’s net worth is Rs. 13 lakh.