Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy temple is a famous temple dedicated to Yogananda Sri Narasimha Swami. The temple is located at Vedadri in Jaggaiahpeta in Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh. It is one of the Pancha Narasimhar Kshetrams in Andhra Pradesh.
According to the legends, when demon Somakasura stole the Vedas from Lord Brahma, Lord Brahma approached Lord Vishnu to help him retrieve it. Lord Vishnu took the form of Matsya and killed the demon and brought the vedas back to Lord Brahma. The Vedas thanked Lord Vishnu and requested him to stay at this place as Pancha Moorthy. As per the request, Lord Vishnu stayed at this place as Lord Narasimha in five different forms namely Jwala...View more
Narasimha on vedasikhara of the mountains, Saligrahma Narasimha in the River Krishnaveni, Yogananda Narasimha sanctified by sage Rishya Sringar, Lakshmi Narasimhar and Veera Narasimhar on Garudadri.
The temple structure is conventional, being brightly colored and ornamented with a variety of images. There is a beautiful image of Narasimha Swami in yoga posture outside the temple premises. The Utsava Idols are extraordinarily high and impressive. The temple has beautiful Raja Gopuram with images of gods and goddesses carved on it. The lower portion of Dwajasthambam is seen inside the mandapam.
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The culture of Krishna districts is mostly traditional in rural places and moderately modern in Vijayawada. It is also famous as the birthplace for Indian classical dance named kuchipudi and the culture with the dialect of Telugu spoken in Krishna is widely considered to be the standard form of Telugu.
Buses are available from all places in Andhra Pradesh to Vedadri to access the temple. It is 5 km away from Jaggaiagpeta.
The Nearest railway station is Vedadri Railway Station which is 37 km away from the temple. Local buses run from here to visit the temple.
The Nearest airport is Vijayawada Airport which is 90 km away from the temple. Bus and taxi services are available to access the temple.
Morning pooja and arati starts from 06:00 AM onwards. Thereafter, daily seva's and pooja's events to be performed in the temple.