The temple, situated at the Upper Ahobilam, at a distance of 8km from the Lower Ahobilam, is the primary temple and the earliest of all the nine temples there. The Lord here seems in his fierce aspect, called Ugra Narasimha, who is the presiding deity of the temple and is known as Ahobila Nrisimha Swamy. It is firmly believed the Lord Narasimha became ‘Svayambhu’ (self-appear) here.
Nava Narasimha Temple is a Hindu Temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu positioned in Ahobilam near Nandyal in Andhra Pradesh, India. Ahobilam is one of the most commemorated Vaishnava temples enshrining Narasimha. Ahobilam is located within the Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh amidst the majestic hills of the Eastern Ghats variety. It is accessed from Cuddappah on the Chennai Mumbai railroad. The shrine of the Ahobilam Temple, situated on the pinnacle of hills is referred as Upper Ahobilam and down beneath is referred as Lower Ahobilam.
The Divya Desams are respected through the 12 Azhwars inside the Divya Prabandha, a group of four,000 Tamil verses. Lord Shiva, the alternative most important deity in Hinduism, is in addition associated with the Paadal Petra Sthalams, 275 Shiva temples which might be praised within the Tevaram canon by using the 63 Nayanars.
PLACE : THIRU SINGAVEL KUNDRAM
PRESENT NAME : AHOBILAM
MOOLAVAR : There are 9 procession deities in each the Temples on the foothill and at the pinnacle
THIRUKKOLAM : 9 Different Kolams
THAYAR : AMIRTHAVALLI ; CHENCHU LAKSHMI
MANGALASASANAM : 10 PAASURAMS
THEERTHAM : Indira theertham, Narasimha theertham, Papanasa Theertham, Gaja theertham, and Bhargav Theertham
VIMANAM: ANANDA NILAYA VIMANAM
Ahobilam is situated at a distance of seventy-four km from Nandyal (Kurnool district), around 365 kms from Hyderabad, and around seventy-five km from Tirupati. Lots of transportation facilities are available. Bus facilities from Cuddapah, Nandyal, and Banganapalli are available and at common intervals. This Ahobila sthalam is also known as “SingaveL Kundram”. This sthalam is devoted to Sri Narasimhar, one of the Avatars taken through Sri Maha Vishnu to kill Hiyanyakasibhu. This sthalam is also called “Nava Narasimha Kshetram ” on the grounds that nine types of Narasimha Moorthies are placed.
History & Legend:
‘Aho’ method Lion. ‘Pilam’ way cave. As the Lord appeared earlier than His devotee Prahladha, He is praised as ‘Prahladha Varadhan’. Sri Garuda the eagle vehicle of Vishnu, His Holiness Sri Azhagia Singar the primary Jeer of the Mutt had the darshan of the Lord at the temple at the foothills.
Sri Garuda and Prahladha had the darshan at the hill temple.
The temple enjoys the popularity of being known as Nava Narasimha Kshetram as there are 9 Narasimha temples each on the foot and pinnacle of the hill completely.
Foot Hill Ahobil temple has 1) Bhargava Narasimha (Sun), 2) Yogananda Narasimha (Saturn), three) Chakravada Narasimha (Ketu). The hill temple has 4) Ahobila Narasimha (Jupiter), fiv
e)Varaha (Krotha) Narasimha (Rahu), 6) Malola Narasimha (Venus), 7) Jwala Narasimha (Mars), eight) Bhavana Narasimha ( Mercury) and Karancha Narsimha (Moon). Worshipping all the Narasimhas in an afternoon method worshipping all the planets at a time.There is also a tale that Perumal left Vaikunda on the request of Garuda for Narasimha incarnation. He married Mahalakshmi right here inside the guise of a hunter. There is a waterfall on the hills named Papanasini. Varaha Narasimha shrine is above this vicinity. Two km away is Malola Narasimha even as three km away is the area in which the pillar stands from which Narasimha Murthy appeared for Prahladha. There is an eighty five feet tall pillar made from an unmarried stone earlier than the foothill temple referred to as Jaya Sthamba-pillar of victory. The foundation for the pillar is 30 toes down the ground. It is assumed that any prayer before this pillar can be duly responded. It is stated that Sri Rama on his way to rescue Sita prayed here and felt that he had won the battle, in keeping with scriptures.
Prahladha, son of demon Hiranya Kasipu was a staunch Vishnu devotee at the same time as the daddy changed into adamant claiming that he by myself turned into superb. He demanded son Prahladha to expose him his Lord. Undeterred by means of the risk of his father, Prhaladha said that He turned into omnipresent and additionally inside the pillar. Hiranya hit the pillar together with his membership. Lord Narasimha regarded from the pillar and destroyed the demon. The palace in which Prahladha said to have lived became decreased to ruins later and is now a jungle. The temple has nine styles of Lord Narasimha as His appearance from the pillar, tearing the belly of demon Hiranya, his roaring indignantly, cooling down as Shunyamurti responds to the prayer of Prahlada and so forth. The hill is known as Garudachalam and Garudatri as Sri Garuda achieved penance here. As Tirupati is called Seshadri, Ahobila is known as Garudatri.
Thiru Singavel Kundram is also called as “Ahobilam ”. This divyadesam is stated to be of two mountains (i.E.) Upper Ahobilam and Lower Ahobilam. To decrease Ahobilam, we have to travel around 6 Kms to reach top Ahobilam via bus. This Ahobilam sthalam is likewise named as “Nava Narasimha Kshetram ”. This Sthala Perumal gives his seva in 9 special ways and it’s far believed to be so greater powerful than NavaGrahas (the Nine Planets). This sthalam is discovered in interior mountain caves and the Lord Sri Narasimha is giving his seva in 9 exclusive postures.
There are in 9 kinds of Lord Narasimha inside the temple, his appearance from the pillar, tearing Hiranya’s belly, roaring ferociously and sooner or later the peaceful form (shanti form) all quite realistically depicted.
In order to save Prakalathan, Hiranya completes the execution, completely calms down his anger and cleans the stained blood stain on his forehead with the water of a nearby stream. It is noteworthy that the place indicated by the hand that laid its hands on the Narasimhar stream is still very red and still on display today. But when you look back and forth a little bit along the place, the stream of water, which is normal, looks amazing. Even today, it is a spiritual miracle that this Agopilam is a feast for the eyes and a spiritual miracle.
Devotees also believe that if they worship Narasimha by offering him a drink, the debt trouble of the devotees will be solved. Perumal, who is with his mother, is also known as Malolan. Perumal’s Tirunam is called Malolan because he married an aboriginal woman who is a feature of his mother’s cousin Chenchu Lakshmi.
Also, the name of this revision called Agopilam is Mr. Mantra. Ahopalam is a correction of the power that can give superpowers to the senses like body, mind, voice and intellect, as it is called ‘Mahapalam’. Moreover, the fact that the malolan vision is pleasing to the mind bears witness to the myth of the Agopilam revision.
Below the towering Ukra pillar is the Jowala Narasimhar Temple. Idamchan Ukra pillar where the pillar split and came out and killed Narasimhar Iranyan. It is believed that the house of Iranyan was located at that place. The Saturn-like Jowala Narasimhar Temple is located in the middle of the waterfall that falls from the towering Meru Hills.
The water in the pond near the Jowala Narasimhar Temple is still red as it was washed after the massacre. Narasimhar, who gives darshan in this temple with ten hands, is aggressively performing in the second vatak kolam.
When the vision of Jowala Narasimhar is over, there is a silence as if the vision of Nava Narasimhar has been obtained. From the Jowala Narasimhar Temple, it is as if you can make the pilgrimage to Ahopila as many times as you want to see the mountains and valleys.
As we descended hundreds of steps, we stumbled across the rocks on the Mandakini River and the forest path and reached the Ahopila Narasimhar Temple again, realizing that there were still three Narasimhas left in the Nava Narasimhar.
On the way back to Ahopalam under the Karanja Narasimhar or Saranga Narasimhar Temple. We call it the Punga tree
In Telugu it is called Karancha Maram. Guide Pawan Kumar said that it is called Karancha Narasimhar as it is located under the Karancha tree.
There are those who call it Karanja Narasimhar, not Saranga Narasimhar. Essence is a type of bow. Rama is called Sarangapani because he had that bow.
At this place, Narasimhar appeared to Hanuman who had repented of counting Sri Rama. Hanuman did not accept him as his favorite deity, Sri Rama. The name Saranga Narasimhar is derived from the fact that Narasimhar appeared with a bow called Ramaphran’s Essence to make Hanuman realize that Rama and I are one. In the Ketu Sakshatra Saranga Narasimhar Temple, Narasimha gives a different view by wearing the Sreesakara in the right hand and the bow in the left hand to hold the Addition Umbrella.
Narasimha did not immediately depart from the earth even after the end of his incarnation, Iranian. He teaches many yoga pearls to Prakalathan. Mercury-dominated Yogananda Narasimhar sits facing south with a yoga pearl in the lower arms and a conical wheel in the upper arms.
Legend has it that Yogananda Narasimha was worshiped by Brahma. Yogananda Narasimhar, who was inside a cave, is said to have been brought into the present temple and restored. Many have recorded that the vibrations that peace seekers get when they meditate here are amazing. The last of the Nava Narasimhars we saw was Chatravada Narasimhara. A very different Narasimhara can be seen here.
Ha ha, hoo hoo, two Gandharvas came to Vedatri hill from Meru hill to visit Narasimha. He enjoyed it when they worshiped Narasimha with their music. This is the only place where Narasimhar has a rhythmic stamp that cannot be found anywhere else.
Under the willow tree, with a rhythmic mark on his left hand, it looks as if he is staring at the smiling Satravada Narasimha. The Chatravada Narasimhar Temple, also known as the ‘Worship Temple of the Gods’, is a place dominated by the sun. As Narasimhar gives blessings to the artists, famous musicians and dancers regularly visit here.