Hampi Lakshmi Narasimha Temple History, Route Info
This is a monolithic statue and was built during the reign of Vijayanagar King Krishna Devaraya. This Idol was installed by the priest Krishna Bhatta in 1528 AD. The idol supposed to have Lakshmi Statue on the Left Lap but is missing now. The recovered Idol is at Kamalapuram Museum. Four arms of this Idol was broken. The Idol is seated on a seven hooded Adisesha. This statue is 6.7 mt in height. This statue is seated on the coils of the Seven hooded Shesha with Makara Torana in padmasana with Yogapattika.
The annual Hampi Festival (Hampe Utsava) is performed every year on 3rd, 4th and 5th Nov.
Other main attractions of Hampi
- Lord Virupaksha
- Matanga Hill
- Achyutharaya Temple
- Mahanavami Dibba
- Kadanda Rama Temple
- Yantrodharaka Anjaneyaswamy Temple
- Hazara Rama Temple
- Vittal Temple complex.
How to reach Hampi Lakshmi Narasimha Temple?
- The nearest airport is at Goa which is 309 Km away. Bengaluru airport is 354 km away.
- The nearest railway station is at Hospet which is 13 Km away.
- The direct bus is available from Hospet, Bellary and Bengaluru to Hampi.
Hampi Lakshmi Narasimha Temple Images
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Reference Link: Temple History