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Ahovalam
 


The place of appearance of Lord Nrsimhadeva.

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Ahovalam is 300 km south from Hyderabad, where all eight forms of Sri Nrsimhadev are worshiped.

This place was visited by Lord Chaitanya Mahaprabhu and it is located in remote place far away from main roads.

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Unusually big mridanga (drum)
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To explore Upper and Lower Ahovalam takes at least two days
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Catravata Nrsimha Temple
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Deities in Catravata Nrsimha Temple
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Radha-raman Prabhu with priests from Ahovalam chanting Visnu-sahasra-nama stotra

Priest - his father and grandfather
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Mandapa for rest
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Upper Ahobalam - main entrance
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Garuda stambha
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Eight forms of Lord Nrsimhadev.
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Cave Temple of Krodha Narasimha, where Lord Nrsimhadev is worshiped as Varaha Narasimha
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Varaha Narasimha Deities

(Varahadev killed Hiranyakasipu´s brother Hiranyaksa)

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Self manifested Salagram-sila of Nrsimha Swami in cave temple
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Rakta-kund ("bloody lake") where Lord Nrsimhadev washed His hands after killing of Hiranyakasipu
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Ugra-kara Nrsimha Deities
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If you want to see a place of Lord Nrsimhadeva´s appearance, it is better to take a guide with you.

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Ugra-stambha (pillar of Hiranyakasipu´s palace, where Sri Nrsimha had appeared)
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Finally on the top...
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Hundreds of students listened to Prahlada at this place.

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Yoga-Nrsimha Swami Deities worshiped in cave where Prahlada Maharaja was hiding.

In this form Lord Nrsimhadev taught yoga to small Prahlada.

 

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English texts, selection of images, design:
Tattva-darsi das
Most texts are based on the information from Jada Bharata's book Holy Places of India,
which contains many additional information useful for travelers. It can be found on:
www.spiritualguides.net

Photographs from his travels:
Radha-raman das

 


Published:
2001
 
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Jayanta Ranjan Bijoypuri
2015-01-09

jai NRISHINGHADEV VAGABAN ki jai........
thank u provu for darsan of LORD NRISHINGHA


paritush das
2012-05-06

THE MOST BEAUTIFUL WORD IS VOGOBAN.THE MOST BEAUTIFUL SONG IS HARE KRISHNA.THE WORLD PERFECT BOOK IS GITA PLEASE ALL TIME SAY TO YOU -JOY SREE KRISHNA CHOITONNO PROVU NITTANONDO SREE ODOITO GODADOR SREEBAS ADI GOUR VOKTO BRINDO.


Dr. Pradeep Goel
2012-05-02

Please visit the official site of Ahovalam:

http://www.ahobilamutt.org/us/home/intro.asp

Thanks!


shoba
2011-05-14

wow, these photos really amaze me, strenghts my faith,i am beyond words

shoba


Dr.Pruthvi Raj Avadhuta
2010-12-01

upper ahobhilam temple is the abode of Sri Lord ugra narasimha swamy.This temple is also known as
Thiru Singavel Kundram.Bramhotsavam is held in the February/March period and thousands of devotees attend the festival.


Arthanaripalayam
2010-11-03

Nice creation , neatly maintained and deserves all appreciation .


franco
2010-02-01

hari bol thanks for the nice pictures of the temple s of lord nrishmha deva .....and to know the place where lord pralad majaraj had his school for showing the holy name of krishna............


Hari Kishan
2009-12-31

Thanks Sir, For giving info of "Ahobilam" or Ahobala' the Narasimha God called here "Ahobala Narasimha, ( Mighty PowerNaarasimha) , so please adjust the Name you given above. I request i want to participate by giving info about temples in Andra Pradesh.
Thanking You


Piotr
2009-11-24

Sri Narasingha Jay Narasingha Jay Jay Narasinghadev
Prahladeksa Jaja Padma Mukha Padma Brngha
Thank you for the Lord Narasingha darsan,Hare Krishna


Gouranga Prasad Ghosh
2009-11-07

vaisnava.cz is one of the best net site that I like.

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