Ahobilam Nallamalai Hills Adobe of Narasimha

Ahobilam, also known as Ahobalam, is regarded as the adobe of Lord Narasimha, the lion-human form of Hindu God Vishnu and is located in the Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh, India. It is unique among the other places of Narasimha worship, as this is the only place where all the nine forms of Lord Narasimha are worshipped. Hence Ahobilam is also called as Nava Narasimha Kshetra. Ahobilam is also one of the 108 Vaishnava Divyadesams and is located about 40 km from Nandyal and about 150 km from Kurnool.

The Nava Narasimha Kshetram at Ahobilam consists of 9 temples where nine different forms of Lord Narasimha are enshrined. These nine temples around the Nallamala Forest range and are in two parts Lower Ahobila and upper Ahobila. In the lower Ahobila Lakshmi Narasimha Swami is in a peaceful form and Narsimha Swamy is seen in fierce form in Upper Ahobila. Some temples are inside the cave; a few temples can be reached through trekking and a few temples are very difficult to trek to.

The 9 Narasimha Temples in Ahobilam are

1) Varaha Narasimha Swamy
2) Malola Narasimha Swamy
3) Yogananda Narasimha Swamy

4) Pavana Narasimha Swamy
5) Karanja Narasimha Swamy
6) Chatravata Narasimha Swamy

7) Bhargava Narasimha Swamy
8) Jwala Narasimha Swamy
9) Ahobila (Ugra) Narasimha Swamy


Ahobilam Nallamalai Hills Adobe Narasimha

God Ganesha Good Morning Wishes

God Ganesha Good Morning Wishes. Here are some beautiful pictures of Hindu God Ganesh for sending as Good morning pictures for wishes. Lord Ganapati is an important god in Hinduism and is regarded as the lord of all beginnings and remover or obstacles. Hindus worship Ganesha before starting any important things.

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Vallakottai Murugan Temple Chennai Sriperumbudur

Subramaniyaswami Thirukoil, popularly known as, Vallakkottai Murugan Temple is located in the town of Vallakottai near Chennai, Tamil Nadu. This ancient 1200 years old temple, built by King Bagiradha, is situated on the highway between Sriperumbudur and Singaperumalkoil near Chengalpattu. The Subramaniya Swamy idol in this temple is the tallest of Lord Muruga statues in Tamil Nadu, which makes the temple unique among the others. The seven feet height statue has Lord Muruga with Goddess Valli and Devayani (Devasena) on both sides. The temple has a tank known as Vajra theertham, believed to be created by the Vajrayudha of Lord Indra.

Legend

Legend has it that once Lord Indra (Lord of Devas) wanted to worship Lord Subramanya and approached sage Bhrgu, who showed him the Vallakkottai Temple. Indra created the temple tank with his Vajrayudham for performing abhisheka since then the temple tank was named as Vajra theerththam. It is believed that a holy dip in the tank by chanting the mantra "OM Saravanabhava" would end all miseries.

Vallakottai Murugan Temple Chennai Sriperumbudur


Temple Festivals

Every Thursday, Lord Subramaniyaswami is decorated with diamond Vel. The day of Krittika is very important and thousands of people worship the Lord every month on this day. A popular event performed a few years ago is the Sri Subrahmanya Sahasranama (1008 names of Subrahmanya) archana. A Sahasra namamala, a garland of gold coins on each of which one of the 1,008 names of the Lord was inscribed, was made and offered to the deity. Pilgrims also carry Kavadis to the shrine of important days. "Vibhuti Abhishekam" bathing of the idol (deity) in holy ashes has a very captivating and awe-inspiring aspect.

Important Festivals

Monthly Kirutikai festival
Temple Car festival in April
Visakam festival in May
Navaratri festival in May
Skanda Shashti festival in October
Tiru Karthikai festival in November / December
Taippucam festival in January
 Pankuni Uttiram festival in March

Temple Contact Address

Arulmigu Subramaniyaswami Thirukoil
Vallakottai
Thirupanthur - 602105
Kanchipuram
Phone 044 27197112
E-Mail: vallakkottaimurugantemple@gmail.com

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