Narasimha Swamy Temple, Kethavaram in Guntur district

Sri Narasimha Swamy temple is located in the sub-town named as Kethavaram in the district of Guntur, in the state of Andhra Pradesh in South India. The primary Lord of this temple is Narasimhar (Lord Vishnu) and his consorts are none.

The agamam or pooja of this shrine is known as Kameeyam. This temple is approximately 1000-2000 years old in this area. The historical name of this religious place is none. The holy tree of this shrine is Vilwa. The holy water of this temple is well water.

It is to be noted that festivals of this shrine are Krishna Jayanthi, Ramanavami and Vaikunta Ekadashi days. Other festivals of this shrine are New Year days, Deepavalli and Pongal. On the festival days, devotees and pilgrims throng this particular shrine in large number. Special pujas and rituals are performed on all the festive days, important religious days and auspicious days. All the activities and events of the shrine are personally supervised by the head priest. Vedic practices and ancient Hindu rules and regulations are perfectly followed in this temple to a large extent with great devotion and dedication.

It is one of the ancient temples in this region that is largely dedicated to Lord Vishnu and thronged by devotees and pilgrims in large number on important days with much festivity. The temple structure reflects Dravidian temple architectural styles from all the nook and corner of the premises. The Rajagopuram and the pillars inside the temple complex are best example of ancient day’s artistic skills and craftsmanship.

Address: Sri Narasimhar temple, Kethavaram, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh.

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  1. kannan says:

    I would like to know the timings of daily darshan and also details of public transport available with timings, priest name and his phone number etc.
    It will be helpful for people from other states to visit the temple.