Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple Singarayakonda is one of the Holy abodes of Lord Narasimha Swamy. It is also called by Dakshina Simhachalam. Temple
Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple Singarayakonda Legends
As per the Legends, This region was ruled by Demon Kharasura, who established a vast Kharati Dynasty. He was an ardent devotee of Lord Narasimha who used to visit this place daily for Lord Narasimha Darshan. One day, When Kharasura requested the Lord for a boon, Lord replied him that He will grant boon in his Rama Avatar (An Incarnation of Lord Vishnu). Angered Kharasura started interrupting Yajnas and Homam of the Sages. When Rama exiled from the Kingdom, during his journey towards the south, Sages requested Rama to guard their Yajna. When Rama came across Kharasura who a devotee of Narasimha, Rama installed and offered prayers to Lord Narasimha before killing the demon.
It is believed that Sage Narada did penance for Lord Narasimha who appeared before him in Varaha Narasimha Avatar.
Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple Singarayakonda History
From the inscriptions, it is known that this temple was built during 1443 -1444 A.D. Later, this Temple was renovated by the Vijayanagara Kings. This temple received patronage during the reign of Krishna Devaraya of Vijayanagara dynasty in the 15th century.
Temple Darshan Timings
Morning Hours: 7:00 am – 12:30 pm
Afternoon Hours: 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm
How to reach Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple Singarayakonda?
- The nearest international airport is at Vijayawada which is 200 km away
- Next nearest is at Tirupati which is 220 km from this temple.
- The nearest railway station is at Singarayakonda which is 2.9 km away
- Direct buses to Singarayakonda is available from Kandukur, Ongole.
- From Kandukur, temple is 15.6 km away
- From Ongole bus station, the temple is 37. 3 km away
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Reference Link: Temple History