Lord Narasimha Narasimha Swamy: Laxmi Narasimha Swamy also named as Lord Narasingha or Narsingh or Narasingh is an incarnation of Vishnu God himself. God Narasimha also means Lion. Lord Narasimha is an avatar of Vishnu God. Vishnu God is the supreme God. Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy can be seen having a lower body, human torso with claws and lion face. This image of God is worshiped by a number of Vaishnavas. Lord Vishnu assumed this avatar on Himvat mountain also known as Harivamsa. He is mainly a Great Protector who protects his beloved devotees when they need him. Lord Vishnu is believed to have taken this avatar to kill the demon king Hiranyakashipu. In this let us see in detail about Narasimha Avatar and Narasimha Mantra, Images
Lord Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Avatar, Mantra, Images
Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy is the fourth avatar of Lord Vishnu residing in Vaikunta. Mace, Jaws, Chakra, and Nails are his weapons. The word Lord Narasimha means Half man and half lion. Other names are
Karala – Means the one who has projecting teeth and wide mouth
Agnilochana – who has fiery eyes.
Nakhastra- is the one whose nails are his weapons.
Mrigendra- is the king of lion or animals
Bhairavadambara – causes fear by roaring
Hiranyakashipudvamsa is the God who killed Hiranyakashipu
Sinhavadana has the face of lion
Baladeva is the great form
Lord Narasimha is believed to have 74 forms with each form having different weapons and postures that God holds in his hands. Among all these forms, i forms are widely worshiped. They are Krodha Narasimha, Jwala Narasimha, Bhargava Narasimha, Yoga Narasimha, Ugra Narasimha, Malola Narasimha, Varaha Narasimha, Karanja Narasimha. In Lakshmi Narasimha avatar, Goddess Lakshmi will be sitting on his lap, and this form is said to be calmer than other forms.
Narasimha Swamy images
Here is the beautiful Narasimha Swamy Images
In Andhra Pradesh, the 9 forms of lord Narasimha are
- Oṁ hrīṁ kṣauṁ
Ugraṁ viraṁ mahāviṣṇuṁ
Jvalantaṁ sarvatomukham ।
nṛsiṁhaṁ bhīṣaṇaṁ bhadraṁ
mṛtyormṛtyuṁ namāmyaham ॥
O’ Angry and brave Mahā-Viṣṇu, your heat and fire permeate everywhere. O Lord Narasiṁha, you are everywhere. You are the death of death, and I surrender to You.
Laxmi Narasimha Swamy
Narasimha represents that God is Omnipresent which means God is present everywhere.
Narasimha God also denotes the willingness of God and his ability to save and help his devotees, no matter how hard the situation is
Significance of Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy
In South Indian art, there are many bronzes, paintings, and sculptures which are Vishnu;s incarnation as Narasimha is one of the most chosen theme.