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Vedadri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple

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Sri Yogananda Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple, Vedadri is a Pancha Narasimha Kshetram in Andhra Pradesh. It is situated 5kms from National Highway 9 near Vijayawada.

The main idol of this temple is Lord Narasimha Swamy. The idol faces west side and the Krishna river is in front of the main Idol. The Salagrama Narasimha is on the  river Krishna Veni facing the main idol.To the North of the main temple there is a temple of Jwala Narasimha. From Vedadri to the east there is Veera narasimhaswamy temple. Here the kshetrapalaka is Paravathi sametha Kasivisweswara Swamy.


The temple history of Vedrari links to ancient years. Long back when Demon Tarakasura took away Vedas and threw in an ocean, Lord Brahma worshipped Srimannarayana then he saved Vedas in the form of fish (Mathsya Avataramu one of the 22 incarnations of Lord Srimannarayana). Vedas took human form and asked Srimannarayana to stay on their head.
He accepted the request but told them that he will stay there only after killing demon H…