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VEDAGIRI LAKSHMI NARASIMHA SWAMY TEMPLE

Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, India

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God

Narasimha Swamy is the presiding deity of this temple who is an incarnation of Lord Vishnu. Lord Narasimha Swamy idol is six feet tall facing East direction. Here, Lord can be seen with four hands, Two hands symbolizing protection, blessing and other two hands holding Conch and Chakra. Narasimha Swamy is Swayambhu moorthy and was installed by Sage Kasyapa.

Goddess

Lakshmi Devi or Chenchu Lakshmi is the wife of Narasimha Swamy.

Interesting Facts

  • Temple is located to the west of Nellore on top of Narasimhakonda Hills and on the banks of Penna river surrounded by the lush green forest of Vedagiri Hills.

Best Season To Visit

The best season to visit this temple is Winter season. The best months to visit are October to March.

Weather

Highest - April to June (38 °C during day and 22°C during night)Average - May (33.7 °C during the day and 25 °C during night)Lowest - October to February (26 °C during day and 17 °C during night)Monsoon season - June to September

Dress Code

  • For men the dress code is Shirt & Trouser, Dhoti or Pyjamas with upper cloth.
  • For women the preferred dress code is saree or half-saree with blouse or churidar with pyjama and upper cloth.
  • Shorts, mini-skirts, middies, sleeveless tops, low-waist jeans and short-length T-shirts are not allowed.

Do's & Dont's

  • Do bathe and wear clean clothes before you enter the temple.
  • Do respect ancient customs and co-piligrims while at Temple.
  • Smoking and drinking is prohibited in temple premises.
  • Chewing betel leaves, tobacco, gutka and spitting inside temple is strictly prohibited.

transport connections

Name Distance Contact Number
Nellore APSRTC Bus Station
15 KM 0861-2372002
Nellore Railway Station
15 KM 0861 2336263
Tirupati International Airport
129 KM 0877-2275354

Architecture

The Vedagiri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy temple faces East direction. This temple Raja gopuram has a 6-tier with 7 kalasas above on it. In the temple courtyard Dhwaja Stambham is there. It is a cave where the current Narasimha Swamy temple is situated. The sanctum sanctorum is seen in the shape of the cave. Inscriptions on the temple walls say that this temple was built by the Pallava King Narasimha Varma during 9th century.

Religious Significance

It is mentioned in the BRAHMA PURANAM, that Kasyapa Rishi along with other sages (Saptha Rishis) installed seven Yagna Gundam’s on top of Narasimha Konda and performed the Yagna. Sri Narasimha Swamy emerged out of Yagna Gundam in the form light and blessed the Rishis. It is said that Sage Kasyapa installed Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy on an auspicious day, that is before Vaisaka Suddha Pournami and on the day when the Swathi Naksthram or star was ascendant. The seven Yanga Gundam which were used to perform Yagna, were now turned into Seven tanks (Koneru) and the protector for the Yagna Sri Prasanna Lakshmi Sametha Sri Govindaraja Swamy is still there at the tanks.

History

This temple was built by Narasimha Varma, Vikrama simha in 9th century. We can observe Pallavas contributions for this temple in the inscriptions.

Temple Timings

Day Timings
All Days 06:00 AM - 08:00 PM

Sevas

Suprabhatha Seva
All Days
06:00 - 06:30
30 Mins
Suddhi
All Days
06:30 - 07:00
30 Mins
Thomala Seva
All Days
07:00 - 08:30
1 Hr 30 Mins
Arjitha Sevas
All Days
08:30 - 11:30
3 Hrs 30 Mins
Archana, Madhyana nivedhana
All Days
11:30 - 12:30
1 Hr 30 Mins
Thomala Seva
All Days
18:30 - 19:30
1 Hr 30 Mins
Pavalimpu seva
All Days
20:00 - 20:15
15 Mins

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Airports

Airport Name Distance
Shamshabad 40 KM
Lorem Ipsum 12 KM

Railway Stations

Railway Station Name Distance
Secunderabad 10 KM
Nampally 12 KM
Begumpet 6 KM
Lingampally 20 KM

Bus Stations

Bus Station Name Distance
MGBS 35 KM
CBS 28 KM
kukatpally 20 KM
Lingampally 30 KM
Uppal 35 KM

Private Transports

Transport Name Distance Contact Number
Private Transport 8 KM 9546858757
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Local Transports

Transport Name Distance Contact Number
Local Transport 5 KM 9546858757
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Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, India

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