Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Temple, Yadagirigutta

Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Temple or simply known as Yadadri or Yadagirigutta temple,(additionally called Pancha Narasimha Kshetram and Rishi Aradhana Kshetram)is a Hindu temple located on a hillock in Yadagirigutta of Yadadri Bhuvanagiri district of the Indian kingdom of Telangana.According to Skanda Purana, Yada Maharishi son of honored Maharshi Rishyasringa done penance right here to Lord Vishnu as Narasimha. Being pleased together with his penance lord seemed before him and manifested himself in 5 bureaucracy: Jwaalaa Narasimha, Gandabheranda Narasimha, Yogananda Narasimha, Ugra Narasimha and Lakshmi Narasimha .Yada Maharishi begged Narasimha to stay on the hill in those bureaucracy. For this reason, the Lakshmi-Narasimhadeva temple at the hilltop has deities of Narasimha in all 5 bureaucracy embedded in stone inside the essential cave. Traditionally, the temple has followed the Thenkalai culture of the Vaishnava Agama Shastras as accompanied in South India.

The temple is in a cave about 12 ft high by means of 30 feet long, positioned in returned of the temple hall, by means of the rear pillar. You’re taking a stairway down into the chamber and then closer to the returned. Jwala Narasimha is inside the shape of serpent, while Yogananda Narasimha seems sitting in meditation in yoga pose. You may additionally see silver deities of Lakshmi-Narasimha, which might be pretty hanging in look and lends presence of seeing them. To the right of the temple principal door is a Hanuman temple. You will see a long horizontal hole within the rock simply below Hanuman. That is stated to be where Gandabheranda Narasimha manifested. That is a completely famous temple. It’s far said that any want of honest devotee travelling this temple can be fulfilled.The sanctum sanctorum or Garbhagriha is positioned in a cave, under a huge slating rock, which covers half the dwelling house.

The architecture of the temple is primarily based on Agama Shashtra. The temple is built absolutely in stone. The temple became in advance built on 2 acres. After demolishing all structures at the temple hillock, the bottom for the temple is now 14 acres.The main architect is Anand Sai and lead architect P Madhusudhan , chosen for there understanding of the historical designs based on silpa and Agama principles. The whole temple is built in stone. The stone designs in Yadadri have been supplied with the aid of the leader sthapathi of the temple, Soundara Rajan.3 types are stones are getting used for the temple like Krishna Sila (Purusha Sila) for presiding deities inside the sanctum sanctorum; Sthri Sila for deities of Goddesses; and Napusaka Sila for floors and walls and many others. Black granite stone is likewise used, based on the temple structure of the Kakatiya Dynasty in Telangana. The black granite stone has tiny pores, that will become sturdy and tough while milk, curd, oil and different drinks get into pores, according to shilipis (sculpture experts).

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How to reach

  • By Road: Yadagirigutta is at a distance, 13 km From Bhongiri Bus station 60km from Hyderbad State Capital City
  • By Train: Yadagirigutta is about 60 km (approx. 38 miles) from Hyderabad and is well connected by both rail and road. The nearest railway station is Raigiri (about 3 km) for passenger trains. After alighting at Raigiri, one can take an auto rickshaw or tanga.The Hyderabad MMTS – Phase II is planned, to be extended from Ghatkesar to Raigir station, which is 5 km from Yadagirigutta.
  • By Air: The nearestinternational airport is Hyderabad
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How to reach

  • Nearest airport is Hyderabad
  • Nearest railway station is Raigiri¬†
  • Nearest bus station is Yadagirigutta
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