Yadadri Narasimha Swamy temple located in Yadagirgutta, which surrounded with an eye-catching hillock, and lies in a distance of 60km from Hyderabad. The main deity in Yadadri Narasimha Swamy temple is Lord Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy. This temple mostly called as Yadagirigutta Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple. A region in Yadadri called as “ Rishi Aradhana Kshetram” (a holy place to worship for sages), this is one of the mythological temples that mentioned in Skanda Purana out of 18 Puranas.
Mythological History Of Yadadri Narasimha Swamy Temple:
The son of Sage Rishyasrunga and Shanta Devi named Yada Maharishi, in Thretha yuga performed strict penance for Lord Narsimha in a cave with the blessings of Lord hanuman in between the hills of Bhongir and Raigiri. By his devotion, lord Narimsha compassionated and manifested in five forms as Sri Jwala Narasimha, Sri Yogananda, Sri Gandabherunda, Sri Ugra Narasimha and Sri Lakshmi Narasimha. Yada Maharshi asked the Lord to stay on the hill in all the five forms in the cave.
Another Epical history says that Lord Sriman Narayana compassioned by the penance of Sage Rishyasrunga and sent Lord Hanuman, to direct him in the direction where Sri Lakshminarasimha Swamy stays. That place now called as the foot of Yadagiri hillock.
Architecture Of Yadadri Narasimha Swamy Temple:
The temple constructed based on Vaishnava Agama Shastra, by using a single stone. The Yadadri Narasimha temple consists of a central temple, Mukha mandapam, Vratha peetham, Swamy Vari udyana Vanam, Kalyana mandapam, Satram and seven wooden gopurams.
The temple constructed in a cave that is 12 feet height and 30 feet long. All five forms of Narasimha Swamy are offered prayers every day by priests and devotees. The Jwala Narasimha is in the shape of a serpent, and Yogananda Narasimha is in the sitting yoga pose.
The novel architectural and glorious thing is the golden Sudarshana Chakra of Lord Vishnu, that embedded with powers and glory as no human hand capable of moving it, that situated at the top of Garbha Gruha in 3 ft*3 ft that visible from 6km. Many people believe that some years ago, Sudarshana Chakra used to guide devotees towards the temple.
Significance Of Yadadri Narasimha Swamy Temple:
Most of the devotees believe that Lord Narasimha incarnated as Vaidya Narasimha to cure most of the chronic diseases and Graha doshas and mental health issues. Some instances say that the Lord appear in the dreams of the devotees and bless them with good mental health. The famous Seva in this temple is mandala parikramas for 40 days that helps in curing multiple diseases and doshas regarding health and doshas.