Lakshmi Narasimha swamy temple, Penna Ahobilam

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The Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy temple is located on the banks of Pennar river in Penna Ahobilam, Anantapur District of Andhra Pradesh , India

Legend

It is believed that the Ugra Sthambham, placed high up the hill from which Narasimha Swamy came out of the pillar to kill the demon Hiranya Kasyapa. There is a pond Rakthakundam in the downhill, which is 2 km from the temple, is believed to be the place where Narasimha Swamy washed his hands after killing Hiranya Kasyapa.

History of the temple

Temple was built on the footprint of Lord Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy measuring 5 feet 3 inches. Temple Timings: 8.00 am to 11.00 am & 5.30 pm to 8.30 pm. The Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy temple is a popular location for marriage ceremonies. A grand car festival is conducted annually in the month of April.