Sri Narasimha Jayanti Celebrations

On the auspicious day of Narasimha Chaturdashi, the temple of Sri Prahlada Narasimha is decorated with colorful fragrant flowers. Narasimha is often visualised as having a human torso and lower body, with a lion face and claws.This image is widely worshipped in deity form by a significant number of Vaiṣṇava groups. Vishnu assumed this form on top of Himvat mountain (Harivamsa). He is known primarily as the ‘Great Protector’ who specifically defends and protects his devotees in times of need.Vishnu is believed to have taken the avatar to destroy the demon king Hiranyakashipu.