Narasimha

Ahobilam, located in Andhra Pradesh, is one of the main holy places for Lord Narasimha. According to some Puranas it is the location where Lord Narasimha blessed Bhakta Prahlada and killed the demon Hiranyakashipu. In the pictures below, the tall mountain is the pillar that Lord Narasimha appeared from. Originally it was a pillar in the palace of Hiranyakashipu.

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First entrance to the main Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple.

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Ugra Stambham where Lord Narasimha appeared from a pillar.

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100 Pillar Mandapam at Upper Ahobilam

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Way to Bhargava Narasimha Temple.

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The Gopuram at Lower Ahobilam

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Trek up to Ugra stambham at Ahobilam

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The Gopuram at Lower Ahobilam

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View from atop the Ugra Stambham.

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Bhargava Narasimha Swamy, one of the Nava Narasimha Temples at Ahobilam.

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