Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Pendlimarri

Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Pendlimarri

Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Pendlimarri Mandal, Kadapa District.

 

Legend of Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Pendlimarri

Lord Narasimha Swamy one of the incarnations of Lord Maha Vishnu, in which the Lord manifests in the form with the head of a Lion and the body of a man to kill the demon-king Hiranya Kashyapa. After killing the demon, couldn’t control his own wrath and like an unstoppable nuclear bomb, kept exploding, burning and destroying the universe till Shiva, the god of destruction, had to intervene at the request of the devas and stop Narasimha.

It is believed that they did Abhishekam to Lord Narasimha swamy with water brought from Veyi Nuthala Kona to control his anger.

 

Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Pendlimarri History

Even after this episode, this place holds the same anger to overcome this, Narasimha Swamy Idol was installed during the times of Harihara and Bukka Raya ( 1336 – 1404 A.D).

Later this temple was built by Sri Krishna deva raya from Vijayanagara dyansty during 16th century A.D.

 

Annual festivals

Brahmotsavam is celebrated in a grand, which goes for 7 days.

Important events during Brahmotsavam

S.No Day event Night event
1 Narasimha Jayanthi, Dwajarohanam Sesha Vahana Seva
2 Santhi homam followed by procession, Rathotsavam Garuda Seva
3 Kalyanotsavam , Chakrasnanam, Dwaja avarohanam

 

How to reach Veyi Nuthala Kona Pendlimarri?

  1. 43 km from Kadapa Town, It takes 1 hour 5 mins by Road to Pendlimarri Mandal.
  2. 184 km from Tirupati, 3 hours 45 mins by Road to Pendlimarri Mandal
  3. From Pendlimarri, it takes another 15 mins by Road to reach this place. Direct bus is available but with less frequency. Auto rickshaw will be running frequently from Pendlimarri to Veyi Nuthala Kona.

 

Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Pendlimarri

 

Reference link: Temple History

4 comments

  1. I am from Hooghly, West Bengal. I want to know the nearest suitable good ordinary accommodation from Pendlimarri temple.

  2. Please provide me nearest hotel from Pendlimarri temple

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