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Sunday, 17 February 2013

Yadagirigutta Lakshmi Narasimha Swami Temple

Yadagiri Gutta Lakshmi Narasimha Swami Temple is popular attracting devotees from many places. Presence of Goddess Lakshmi with Narasimha Swami makes this place unique. Lakshmi Narasimha Temple is on the hill top, one has to climb the hill or can take the alternate route allowing vehicles to go till the entrance of temple.

temple entrance on top of hill

Climbing steps gives the fresh air to inhale and one can view the small village adjacent to temple. Even one can witness devotees applying kumkum to the steps en route.

way to pedestrian path (steps) to climb hill





The legend says that Yadarishi did penance at this place for Lord Vishnu and Lord Vishnu appeared before him in five avatars. That’s the reason this place is also called as Pancha Narasimha Kshetram. Many devotees visit this place praying God to free them from the chronic diseases they are suffering with as Lord Narasimha is also popularly known as ‘Vaidya Narasimha'.


The sanctum sanctorum is below the cave and temple is built as extension to the cave. As followed in other temples, here also ticketing system is there. Yadagiri Gutta is having quite good number of lodges to stay and the best place to stay will be Bhuvanagiri (Bhongir) as it is connected well by railways and roadways. Many auto rickshaw are also available from Bhongir as well as from Yadagiri gutta bus stop to go till top of the hill.

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