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Sri Yogananda Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple


The Sri Lakshminarasimha Swamy Temple, in Vedadri is the habitation of the God Narasimha. Vedadri is one of the Panchanarasimha Kshetram in Andhra and 5 distinct structures - Pancha Narasimha Moorthy. (Jwala, Veera, Salagrama, Yoganandha, Lakshmi narasimha). Sri Jwala Narasimha Swamy, swayambu moorthy on the peak( (veda mountain), Salagrama Narasimha on waterway Krishnaveni stream; Yoganandha Sri Narasimha Swami inside temple; Lakshmi Narasimha Swami (Kalyana Narasimha Swami) inside temple; Veera Narasimha Swami on Garudadri.

About the Temple

Sri Yogananda Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple

The Vedadri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy temple is situated on the stream Krishna, roughly 10 kilometers from Jaggaiahpet. Here the primary god is: Yogananda Lakshmi Narasihma Swamy. The significance of this spot arrives the God is existing in five structures unique in relation to one another known as Pancha Narasimha Moorthy, in particular Jwala Narasimha on vedasikhara of the mountains, Saligrahma Narasimha in the River Krishnaveni, Yogananda Narasimha sanctified by sage Rishya Sringar, as Lakshmi Narasimhar all alone peetam and Veera Narasimhar on Garudadri arranged at a separation of 5kms from east to Vedadri. Sri Yogananda LakshmiNarasimha Swami Temple Raja Gopuram. The temple structure is customary, being brilliantly shaded and ornamented with a mixed bag of pictures. An excellent Form of Narasimha Swami in yoga posture (underneath) welcomes devotees on the temple's outside. The God is joined by murtis of God Varaha, Laksmi devi, Garuda, Hanuman, and other supernatural identities and figures. The utsava symbols are uncommonly high and great, and the Dwajasthamba of forcing bigness and tallness. In the waters of the Krishna River, God Narasimhar can likewise be found in Salagram structure. The legend goes to awe that the consecrated Vedas took the type of slope to hold up under upon its head the Yogananda Narasimhaswamy - the directing god in this kshetra. Also, the sage Rishyasringa is said to have introduced the symbol in Tretayuga. This old kshetra lies on the bank of stream Krishna and popular as the Pancha Narasimha kshetra. There are free sanctuaries existing at better places. The Principal symbol is called Yogananda Lakshmi Narasimh aswamy and uncovers with four hand, the upper ones enhanced with the plate and conch while the bring down two holding. the Yogananda. There are two different mandirs for Rajyalakshmidevi and Godadevi and they are richly fabricated. It is in the same grounds there is another hallowed place for lakshmi Narasimhaswamy, the five's second committed to the God. The third one, an ant colony is found on the highest point of the slope and is called Jwalanarasimhaswamy. The fourth one is said to be in the stream Krishna in the salagram frame and gives Darshan just when the waterway subsides in reverse. The fifth one is found on the slope called Garudachalam, and it lies at a short separation to this. The divinity is called by two names - Vugranarasimhaswamy and Viranarasimhaswamy. Every one of these spots are practicing awesome draw on the Narsimhopaskas specifically and theists by and large. Vaikhanasa agama love is offered in all the Panchanarasimha kshetras. The Kalyanotsav falling in the month of Vaisakha Suddha Eakadasi is praised on a fantastic scale. Another yearly celebration that baits colossal group is Narasimha Jayanthi. Other than local people, thousands from far away places to visit because of its artifact and the simplicity availability of the God. The adorers are elevated, and none retreats in misery in the wake of offering deep requests to God.

About the Deity

Sri Yogananda Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple

In this Temple God Narasimha can be found in 5 distinct structures Jwala, Veera, Salagrama, Yoganandha, Lakshmi Narasimha. Yognandha Narasimha moorthy conveys a sword and is exceptionally well known for curing ailments.

Legend and Stories

Sri Yogananda Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple

The Brahma Purana says Somasura stole the Vedas from Brahma, and shrouded himself into the sea. God Brahma drew nearer God Vishnu to assist him with excursion to get back the Vedas from the asura. Sriman Narayana took the type of fish {Mathsaya Avatara} and entered profound into the sea and protected Vedas from asura. The Vedas took human frame and said thanks to God Vishnu, and requested that God stay with them on their heads. God consented to stay till the time comes and he requesting that they stay in River Krishnaveni as Saligrama stone. After Hiranayakasipu vadha, God Narayanar who incarnated himself as Narasimha Swamy stayed as Jwala Narasimhar on the mountains head at Vedadri in satisfaction of his words to Veda Purushas. God Brahma asked for Jwala Narasimha to stay at Sathya loka as Saligrahama, and God Narasimhar obliged to do as such. Indeed, even before God Brahma could offer his supplication to God to God, sathya lokha was devoured on fire. God brahma by and by conveyed the Saligrahma moorty to the River Krishnaveni and raised it on the Saligrahma Mountain. Krishnaveni petitioned Narayanar, to permit her to love him day by day. Here God Lakshi Narshimar the incarnation of Sriman arayanar satisfied the craving of both veda purusha and stream Krishnaveni.

Rare Facts

The Lakshminarasimha Swamy Temple in Vedadri is one of only a handful few Narasimha Temples where he is found in five unique structures.


Popularity, Freedom from ailments, Wealth, Courage, Relief from antagonistic impacts from awful planetary angles, Relief from subjugation, Removal of sins.

Special Poojas and Festivals

Apart from regular poojas Adhyayana utsavas precede the annual festival of the Lord by 3 days from Chaithra Sudhdha Dashami to Dwadashi. The annual festival is also celebrated from Chaithra Suddha Trayodasi to Bahula Tadiya. On the occasion of the Brahmotsavams, Mukkoti Ekadasi and Nrusimha Jayanthi, special poojas are conducted at this temple. It is believed widely that the sword carried by the Yognanda Narasimha moorthy has the power of curing diseases.

Temple Timings

Temple is open from 6.00 am to 9:00 pm.


Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple in Vedadri

By Bus

Buses are available from most locations in Andhra Pradesh to Vedadri to access the temple. It is located 5 km away from Jaggaiagpeta.

By Train

The nearest railway station is Madhira Railway Station which is 37 km away from the temple. Local buses regularly run from the station to visit the temple.

By Flight

The nearest airport is Vijayawada Airport which is 90 km away from the temple. Bus and taxi services are available to reach the temple.


Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swami,
Vedadri, Chillakallu,
Krishna District,
Andhra Pradesh.


Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-

  • Fame
  • Freedom from diseases
  • Wealth
  • Courage
  • Relief from adverse effects from bad planetary aspects
  • Relief from bondage

Achutham Keyshavam Rama Narayanam Krishna Damodaram Vasudevam Harim Shridharam Madhavam Gopika Vallabham Janaki Nayakam Ramachandram Bhajey

Meaning -Oh Lord who cannot be perished, who also has names like Keshava, Rama, Damodara, Narayana, Sridhara, Madhava, Krishna, Ramachandra the beloved of Janaki, let me say your name regularly.

Vasudeva Sutham Devam Kamsa Chanoora Mardhanam Devaki Paramanandham Krishnam Vande Jagathgurum

Meaning -I bow to you O Krishna, the ultimate guru, Devaki and Vasudeva's son, and the destroyer of Kamsa and Chanur.

Adharam Madhuram Vadanam Madhuram Nayanam Madhuram Hasitam Madhuram Hridayam Madhuram Gamanam Madhuram Mathuraa Dhipate Rakhilam Madhuram

Meaning -Meaning - Sweet are Your lips, sweet is Your face, sweet are Your eyes, sweet is Your smile, sweet is Your heart, sweet is Your gait, O Lord of Mathura, everything about You is sweet.

Alokya Mathur Mukha Madarena Sthanyam Pibantham Saraseeruhaksham Sachinmayam Devam Anantha Roopam Balam Mukundam Manasa Smarami

Meaning -I think of this Balamukundan as the one who looks lovingly at his mother's face while taking milk from her, who has eyes similar to the red lotus, who is the embodiment of truth and intelligence and other forms.

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