Sri Varaha Lakshmi Narasimha temple is a famous Hindu temple located in the town of Simhachalam in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India. The temple is dedicated to the Hindu deities Varaha, the boar-headed incarnation of Lord Vishnu, and Narasimha, the lion-headed incarnation of Lord Vishnu. The temple is also known as Simhachalam Temple or Simhadri Temple.
The temple’s origin dates back to the 9th century AD, and it has undergone several renovations over the years. The main deity of the temple is Sri Varaha Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy, which is a combination of two deities – Varaha and Narasimha. The idol of the deity is about 5 feet tall and is made of black granite. The temple also has several other smaller shrines dedicated to other Hindu deities.
The temple is known for its unique architecture, which is a combination of both Dravidian and Orissan styles. The temple’s Gopuram (tower) is about 96 feet high and is decorated with beautiful sculptures and carvings. The temple’s annual Brahmotsavam festival is a major event, attracting thousands of devotees from all over the country.
In addition to being a popular tourist destination, the Sri Varaha Lakshmi Narasimha temple is also considered a significant religious center for Hindus. It is believed that worshipping at the temple can bring blessings, good fortune, and spiritual well-being.