Sri Narasimha Swamy


His color is usually bright yellow. He is most commonly pictured with four arms, but can also have two, eight or as many as sixteen arms.

Who is the Narasimha Swamy?

Narasimha (Sanskrit: नरसिंह, lit. ‘man-lion’, IAST: Narasiṃha), sometimes rendered Narasingha, is the fourth avatar of the Hindu god Vishnu. He is regarded to have incarnated in the form of a part-lion, part-man being to slay Hiranyakashipu, to end religious persecution and calamity on earth, thereby restoring dharma.

Why do we pray Narasimha?

Lord Vishnu emanated from the pillar in a highly ferocious Man-Lion (Narasimha) form, tore Hiranyakashipu to pieces and blessed the divine child Prahlad profusely. Those observing the Narasimha Dwadashi vrat can overcome all the obstacles in their lives and get the divine protection of the Lord.

What is Narasimha Favourite food?

Lord Narasimha Favourite Panakam ¤ï¸.

How did Narasimha marry Lakshmi?

The devas were worried about this form and prayed to Goddess Lakshmi to pacify him. She took form as Chenchu Lakshmi, a tribal girl, in the same forest. On seeing her, Lord Narasimha asked her to marry him. She put him through a lot of tests completely before agreeing to marry him.

Why was Narasimha so angry?

Narasimha is an angry god. He broke demon Hiranyakashipu’s neck like a twig and clawed his stomach and wore his intestines as a garland, screaming in extreme delight. All because the demon king had forbidden his son Prahlad from worshipping Vishnu in the Asuric kingdom and was trying to murder the devout boy.

How did Shiva stop Narasimha?

At the behest of the gods, Shiva sent Virabhadra to tackle Narasimha. When that failed, Shiva manifested as Sharabha. The Shiva Purana and some puranas mention Sharabha attacking Narasimha and immobilising him. He thus quelled Narasimha’s terrifying rage.

Which day is Lord Narasimha day?

Narasimhadeva appeared at dusk on the Shukla Chaturdashi (fourteenth day of the bright fortnight) in the month of Vaishakha (May). Devotees fast till dusk on this day.

Which day is for Lord Narasimha?

WHEN IS NARASIMHA JAYANTI 2023? Narasimha Jayanti falls on Thursday, May 4, 2023 this year in 2023.

How do I get blessings from Lord Narasimha?

How to worship Lord Narasimha at home?
Wake up early in the morning and take a bath.
Adorn fresh clothes.
Now at the pooja altar, place the idol of Lord Lakshmi Narasimha.
Chant this mantra 108 times for lord Narasimha: Ugram Veeram Mahavishnum Jvalantam Sarvato Mukham.
Offer fresh fruits, flowers, sweets and gangajal.


Narasimha, (Sanskrit: œMan-Lion) one of the 10 avatars (incarnations) of the Hindu god Vishnu.


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