Panakala Lakshmi Narasimha swami history

Panakala Lakshmi Narasimha swami History-Origin-Importance-Architecture

The existence of the Lord as 'Panakala Narasimha Swami' has an interesting tale behind it. The legend says that Namuchi, a Raakshasa (demon), after great penance, obtained a boon from Brahma that he should not be killed by any thing that is either wet or dry. After the demon was granted the boon, he began to harass Indra and other Devathas. Lord Indra, with the help of Lord Vishnu, commenced destroying the army of Raakshasa Namuchi who hid in a cave in Sukshmaakaaram giving up his sthulaakaaram (Physical manifestation). Indra dipped Sudarshana Chakra (the disc weapon of Lord Vishnu) in the ocean and sent it into the cave. Lord Vishnu manifesting Himself at the centre of the disc killed the demon with fire of His exhalation. He thus got the name of Sudarsana Narasimha. 

The blood that flowed from the body of the demon seemed to have formed into a pool at the foot of the hill. The Devathas themselves were unable to withstand the fire of the anger of the Lord Vishnu and they prayed for Him to calm down. In kruthayugam, the Lord took 'Amrutam' (nectar) and cooled down. The Lord said that he would be satisfied with milk in Dwaparayugam, with ghee in Threthayugam and with paanakam (Jaggery water) in Kaliyugam. Hence the Lord in Kaliyugam is called as Paanakala Lakshmi Narasimha Swami. 

In Krithayuga, Vaikhanasa Maharshi worshipped Lord Narasimha and whose idol is worshipped in the temple (up hill) even today.

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Could someone tell Panaka narasimhar (near Vijayawada) opening and closing time.... added by   S Devanathan on Dec 28 2013
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I need department transfer from PM#6 to De-inking plant as plant in charge.If my wisI is fulfilled I will again come and visit Panakala Narasimha Swami this month only and I will offer saree and blouse to Rajyalakshmi Ammavaru.If all my debts are cleared and I want to purchase a land of 200 square yards in Guntur near to Mangalagiri I will perform Kalyanam to Lord Narasimha Swami and Amma. ... added by   Srinivasa Rao Battula on Mar 6 2013
i have to offer panakam and god will call me to see his darshan.I pray for my daughter's job as well as marriage. please pray and I want to send a money for the panakam to offer to narasimha... added by   h. muthulakshmi on May 7 2012
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