Narasimha Navaratri is dedicated to worship the half-lion and half-man form of Lord Vishnu, Lord Narasimha. In 2016, Narasimha Navaratri begins on May 11 and ends on May 20.
Nrisimha Navaratri is celebrated for nine days; begins on Vaishakha Shukla Panchami and ends on Narasimha Chaturdashi or Narasimha Jayanti day (Vaishakha Shukla Chaturdasi). This festival is celebrated with gaiety and fervor in Mysore Datta Peetham.
Special pujas, Abhisheka, Archana, and Aarti are performed to the deity during Narsimha Navratri in Mysore Datta Peetham. Sri ganapati sachchidananda swamiji performs puja to Lord Narasimha everyday.