Vedagiri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple

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.

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16:00 am – 6:30 amSuprabhatha Seva
26:30 am – 7:00 amSuddhi
37:00 am – 8:30 amThomala Seva
48:30 am – 11:30 amArjitha Sevas
511:30 am – 12:30 pmArchana, Madhyana nivedhana
63:30 pm – 6:30 pmArjitha Sevas
76:30 pm – 7:30 pmThomala Seva
87:30 pm – 8:00 pmArjitha Seva
98:00 pmPavalimpu seva

 

DaysSarva Darshan Timings 
Mon- Tue-Wed-Thu6:00 am – 12:30 pmExcluding Pooja Nivedhana Timings
Mon- Tue-Wed-Thu3:30 pm – 8:00 pmExcluding Pooja Nivedhana Timings
Fri-Sat-Sun6:00 pm – 1:00 pmExcluding Pooja Nivedhana Timings
Fri-Sat-Sun3:00 pm – 8:00 pmExcluding Pooja Nivedhana Timings
Fri, Sat and Ekadasi days with Swathi Nakshathram6:00 am – 7:00 amDevotees can perform Abhishekam
Fri, Sat and Ekadasi days with Swathi Nakshathram6:00 am – 7:30 amSarva Darshan Timings

 

How to reach Temple?

  1. Temple is 15 km from Nellore Bus station.
  2. 147 Km from Tirupati. The direct bus is available from Tirupati to Nellore.

Temple Images

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4 comments

  1. Hi ,

    I want to perform Archana or astotharam today at 330-4 Please let me know if that is possible .

    Also let me know is it possible to take Swamy Deeksha at temple today