Ahobilam is one of the most powerfull god’s Lord Narasimha Swami Temple which is located in Kurnool district. its near to Nandayal 40 km approximately. The Lord here appears in his fierce aspect, called Ugra Narasimha, who is the presiding deity of the temple and is known as Ahobila Nrisimha Swamy.
Why is Ahobilam famous?
Significance. Ahobilam is traditionally regarded as the place where Vishnu in the form of Narasimha killed the Rakshasa Hiranyakashipu in order to save his devotee Prahlada.
How many steps are in Ahobilam?
How many steps are there in Ahobilam Temple? With 450 steps to make it to the top, 100 of which are quite steep at almost 60% altitude, we had a challenging path ahead.
How many temples are in Ahobilam?
It is the centre of worship of Narasimha, the lion-headed avatar of Vishnu, to whom the nine Hindu temples and other shrines all dedicated. The main village and a temple complex are at Lower Ahobilam.
How many days required to visit Ahobilam?
You will be able to do all the nine temples in Two days. You can use Doli for visiting Upper Ahobilam Temples.
Who is Lord Narasimha wife?
Malola-narasiṃha or Lakshmi-Narasimha: with Lakshmi, his wife.
How many Narasimha temples are in Ahobilam?
Ahobilam is located in Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh in the hills of the Eastern Ghats. The temple consists of nine shrines to Lord Narasimha located around a 5 KM circle.
How do I get to Upper Ahobilam?
The shrine is situated on a steep hill accessed from Lower Ahobilam through a narrow ghat road. The motor able road ends at a narrow passage near Bhavanasini River after travelling 6 km from Lower Ahobilam. The main temple can be reached by trekking up the hill from here on well laid steps for about 2 km.
How to reach Ahobilam by bus?
How to reach Ahobilam by Road. Buses are readily available from Nandyal (40 Km), Kurnool (150 Km) and Hyderabad (347 Km) to Ahobhilam. Allagadda, which is situated at a small distance of about 20 km, has direct bus services to and from the lower Ahobilam bus station. There are good services of Buses and Cabs available.
When was Ahobilam temple built?
Contributions towards Ahobilam Temple
There are inscriptions which refer to Vikramaditya of the Western Chalukyan Kings of Kalyan (1076 AD 1106 AD) worshipped the main deity of this temple.
Nava Narasimha Temples in Ahobilam
The nine Deities are Sri Jwala Narasimha, Sri Ahobila Narasimha, Sri Malola Narasimha, Sri Kroda Narasimha, Sri Karanja Narasimha, Sri Bhargava Narasimha, Sri Yogananda Narasimha, Sri Kshatravata Narasimha and Sri Pavana Narasimha.