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Prahlada Varada Narasimha Temple

Prahlada Varada Narasimha Temple is situated in the lower Ahobilam of Kurnool District. Lord Narasimha is seen in the form of blessing Prahlad. This temple is located in the middle of three Prakaras built in Vijayanagar style. It consists of a sanctum, Mukhamandapam and Rangamandapam with many pillars which have detailed carvings and rich sculptures.

One can also see three smaller shrines for Lakshmi, Andal and Alvars. The sanctum also houses the Utsava idols of Prahlada Varada, Pavana Narasimha and the processional idols of Jwala Narasimha with ten hands and with Sreedevi and Bhoodevi on his either side. A number of mandapas are found outside the temple. To the southwest of this Narasimha temple is a shrine dedicated to Sri Venkateshwara. Alwar Koneru, a lake, is close to the temple. The Brahmotsavam is celebrated annually in the month of February.

Updated on 2nd October, 2005
District: Kurnool
Location: Nandyal    


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