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NARASIMHAVATARA KSHETRAS IN ANDHRA PRADESH

Valumpalli Narasimhaswamy Aalayam 

A small but potent round shaped black stone worshipped as the representation of Narasimhaswamy of this temple, produced many a miracle that cemented the people's faith in the Lord and finally became responsible for the construction of a beautiful big temple. This Lord is popularly known as Gutta Narasimhaswamy.

Origin 

The origin of this sacred shrine began with a fantastic occurrence. Once a farmer came across a round shaped black stone in his field, while ploughing the land. He placed it on a nearby place. But surprisingly enough, he found it on the next day in its original place. Roused by curiosity, he watched it one night unseen. Then entered the spirit of Narasimha and told him that he had been going through this way to Yadagiri every year from this spot for the Sankranti festival. Not satisfied with the verbal utterance, he took him to a boulder lying in the vicinity. 'Me farmer then observed the foot prints of the Lord facing the south - the direction of Yadagiri. Fully satisfied with the divine sports, he built a small temple and installed the stone for worship. He prospered and those who adored were lifted. But hecklers and non-believers were punished according to the gravity of commission.

Atheists Anecdote 

Here is an instance of the miserable plight of one atheist - one night a drunkard going this way uttered flippantly - "Oh God! you are called Narasimha and I am also called Narasimha. There is no difference between you and me I am wiser and powerful than you, and have the power of motion, but you are denied of it, so I am greater". So saying he threw the adorable stone away and went his way. God then demonstrated His sport - the prattler's wife, who was pregnant then delivered a lump of flesh equal to the shape and weight of that stone thrown out. He opened his eyes and realised the gravity of transgression. And at once prayed to the Lord to forgive him, and he would name the boy Narasimha, if born properly. Would saranagatha ever live in despair? Has not the Lord run unaided at the call of Gajendra? Genuine repentance gets rewarded rightly at the right time. People hearing all that happened evinced unbounded enthusiasm and started praying to the Lord with infinite zeal that yielded bumper harvest of bliss and progress.

This lies in Medipur of Thadur mandalam of Kollapur taluq of Palamur district of Andhra Pradesh, enjoying transport conveniences.

 

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About Narasimhavatara Kshetras In Andhra Pradesh
Simhachalam
Antarvedi
Yadagiri
Bhimunipatnam
Aakiripalli
Khaadri
Khammam
Dharmapuri
Penna Ahobalam
Vedadri
Nampalligutta
Korukonda
Rajahmundry
Mamillapalli
Lakshmipuram
Velijala
Singapatnam
Valumpalli
Kondurg
Singarayakonda
Mangalagiri
Mangalagiri
Draksharamam
Rajanalabanda
Alampur
Tirumala
Anantavadi
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