Narasimhaswamy Temple, Nellore

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The Narasimhaswamy temple in Nellore is located about 13 kilometres away from the heart of the city of Nellore. Lord Vishnu is the presiding deity in this temple. Narasimha, His fourth incarnation or “avatar” is worshipped in this temple.The temple is also known as Sri Vedagiri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy temple. The temple is a famous spot of pilgrimage. Many myths surround the temple.

Inside the temple there is the Santhana Vriksha, a tree believed to bless the childless with children. As a reason couples who do not have children come to the temple to offer their prayers. The Kondi Kasuli Hundi, where people come to offer their prayers, is believed to rid the diseased of the venomous bites of snakes and scorpions. There is a smaller, separate shrine located above the main temple that is dedicated to the worship of Adi Lakshmi. It is highly recommended to visit the temple once you are at Nellore.


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