Baba Pehad Devta mandir,Nagrota

Baba Pehad (also called as Pehar Devta, Bhed/Bhaid devta) devta’s main sathal is in village Katal Batal near Nagrota, Jammu.

It is a belief of the locals of Jammu that the tawi river was brought to Jammu by ‘Raja Pehad Devta’.

Baba Pehad, Nagrota

Baba Pehad was the son of Vasuki Nag, the king of Serpents who handed over the rule of Jammu to Raja Pehad Devta when he brought waters of Tawi from Kali Kundi glacier of Bhaderwah to Jammu with the blessings of Bawe wali Mata.

Many Hindus of Jammu at present perform mundan ceremony of their children at Devsthan of Pehad devta.