Vedagiri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple located to the west of Nellore on top of Narasimhakonda Hills. Temple was built on the banks of Penna river. This temple is of 1200 years old.
Vedagiri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple Legends
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 Yanga Gundam in the form of 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.
Vedagiri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple History
Inscriptions on the temple walls say that this Temple was built by The Pallava King Narasimha Varma during 9th century.
Vedagiri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple Timings
Every month on the day of Swathi Nakshatram, Abhishekam will be performed
Brahmotsavam will be celebrated in the month of May.
|1||6:00 am – 6:30 am||Suprabhatha Seva|
|2||6:30 am – 7:00 am||Suddhi|
|3||7:00 am – 8:30 am||Thomala Seva|
|4||8:30 am – 11:30 am||Arjitha Sevas|
|5||11:30 am – 12:30 pm||Archana, Madhyana nivedhana|
|6||3:30 pm – 6:30 pm||Arjitha Sevas|
|7||6:30 pm – 7:30 pm||Thomala Seva|
|8||7:30 pm – 8:00 pm||Arjitha Seva|
|9||8:00 pm||Pavalimpu seva|
|Days||Sarva Darshan Timings|
|Mon- Tue-Wed-Thu||6:00 am – 12:30 pm||Excluding Pooja Nivedhana Timings|
|Mon- Tue-Wed-Thu||3:30 pm – 8:00 pm||Excluding Pooja Nivedhana Timings|
|Fri-Sat-Sun||6:00 pm – 1:00 pm||Excluding Pooja Nivedhana Timings|
|Fri-Sat-Sun||3:00 pm – 8:00 pm||Excluding Pooja Nivedhana Timings|
|Fri, Sat and Ekadasi days with Swathi Nakshathram||6:00 am – 7:00 am||Devotees can perform Abhishekam|
|Fri, Sat and Ekadasi days with Swathi Nakshathram||6:00 am – 7:30 am||Sarva Darshan Timings|
How to reach Temple?
- Temple is 15 km from Nellore Bus station.
- 147 Km from Tirupati. The direct bus is available from Tirupati to Nellore.
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