Narasimha Jayanti 2017

Narasimha Swamy in Puranas, Vedas

Narasimha Jayanti or Narsimha Jayanthi is observed on the fourteenth day in the bright fortnight of Vaishakha month (Vaisakha Shukla Chaturdasi). In 2017, Narasimha Jayanti date is May 9. This festival is celebrated with utmost gaiety in all Vishnu temples around the world and especially Narasima temples host great celebrations. Special pujas and offerings are […]

References of Lord Narasimha in Puranas, Vedas

Narasimha Swamy in Puranas, Vedas

Lord Narasimha is known popularly known as the ‘Great Protector’.  Narasimha is a significant avatar of the Hindu god Vishnu. He is one of Hinduism’s most famous deities. He is been worshiped by Hindu devotees over a millennium throughout India and abroad. There is strong evidence for these in the temples that are largely dedicated […]

Lord Narasimha Swamy, Half-lion|Man incarnation of Lord Vishnu

Lord Narasimha Swamy is an important Avatar of Lord Vishnu. This particular avatar is generally placed at the 4th of the 10 primary avatars of Vishnu. The consorts are Lakshmi and Narasimhi. The weapon used by this Lord is Chakra and Mace. It is to be noted that Narasimha is addressed as Nrusimha. The name […]

Significance of Lord Narasimha

In popularity, next only to Ram and Krishna is Lord Narasimha who is one of the Vishnu’s incarnation. The Lord is one of the most chosen devotional themes and amongst Avatars. There are strong evidence related to this Lord in the South Indian art – paintings, sculptures and bronzes. It is to be noted that […]

Brahmotsavam 2012 at Dharmapuri Lakshmi Narasimhaswamy Temple in Andhra Pradesh

Varshika Brahmotsavam is the major festival celebrated for 13 days in Dharmapuri Lakshmi Narasimhaswamy Temple in Karimnagar district of Andhra Pradesh. The celebrations are held during Falguna masam , begins on Falguna shudda Ekadashi and ends on Falguna bahula Saptami. In 2012, Lakshmi Narasimha swamy Brahmotsavam starts on 4 March and ends on 14 March 2012. […]