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The History of Yadadri @Yadagiri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple

Yadadri Temple View

[email protected] Lakshmi Narasimha Swami Temple is situated at Yadagiri Gutta in the Nalgonda District, Telangana State, India. It is a Famous Hindu Temple In Telangana State and dedicated  to Lord Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy the fourth avatar  of Lord Vishnu. It is nearly 60 Kilometers distance from  Hyderabad city which is capital of Telangana State. Daily number of devotees from various part of the native state and country visits the temple . The Temple got specialty, being  deity Lord Lakshmi Narasimha appeared in 5 forms here. The 5 forms are (1). Jwala Narasimha Swami (2). Yoganada Narasimha Swamy  (3).Gandabherunda Narasimha Swamy, (4). Ugra Narasimha Swamy  (5). Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy. So this holy place  is called as "Pancha Narasimha Swamy kshetram which means a place of five Narasimha forms .

Etymology of Yadadri    

 Yadadri means Yada+ Adri . Adri means in Sanskrit Language Hill. Yada is derived from a Great Sage name Yada Maharishi. once upon a time sage Yada did penance on this hill and got appearance of Lord Lakshmi Narasimha. since that  this holy  hill has been called as "Yadadri" and later it's turned into Native  Telugu Language form by known as "Yadagiri Gutta" . Here the words Adri, Giri, Gutta gives  the same meaning i.e Hill.After formation of Telangana  State, on  Chief Minister Sri Kaluvakuntala  Chandra Shekar Rao requests, spiritual guru Sri Sri Sri Tridandi chinajIyar Swamiji named this place  again as "Yadadri" which is the  same as in  Tretayuga period. 
Yadadri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple View. 

History of the Temple 

  As per Temple legends,    In Tretayugam  there lived a Great Sage by named Yada Maharishi who is the son of Sage Rishya Srunga.  Sage Yada rishi did penance in a cave which situates  near this hill, for the appearance of Lord Lakshmi Narasimha. After pleased  the dedication devotion  of  Said sage, The Lord Narasimha Swamy appeared before him in the shape of above said 5 Forms and blessed the Yadarishi by granting boons. At the request of Sage Yada the lord made the hill as his abode and started to bless the visiting devotees. There on wards The said hill has been known as "Yadari" and deity called as "Yadadri   Lakshmi  Narasimha  Swamy" . Among above said  5 forms  of Lord Narasimha , the Ganda Bherunda Form is a special and powerful one. To know about more details of Ghanda bherunda Narasimha click  this link

    After that Lord Lakshmi Narasimha  has taken the role of a Doctor and was known as "Vaidya Narasimha" by his devotees at this shrine to cure many chronic diseases including the patients who suffering mental in balances under the influence of Graha Dosha. Numerous instances are cited of the lord appearing in the dreams of the devotees with  administering medicines and blessing them with good health. Many devotees remember theirvarious dreams in which the lord came to cure them from chronic or temporary illness as well as mental problems. Ther is a practice of Mandala (40 days) pradakshina which devotees believes that they get cured from all diseases, by following it.    As such gradually the Temple got become very popular and presently it's collections are in crores rupees which is a scale  to estimate popularity of the temple.
Temple Pond at Yadadri

 Present Condition&Conclusion 

   After formation of Telangana State The Hon'ble Chief Minister Sri kaluva kuntla Chandra Sheker Rao as dedicated devotee to Lord Lakshmi Narasimha , has been taken  So many steps  For development of the Temple. As said above the temple situated hill name has been changed and official name of the deity abode is Yadadri. For a planned Development an authority under the Chairman ship of Chief Minister "Yadadri Temple Development Authority" has been constituted. an initial payment of 100 crores sanctioned with a promise government  will  allocate  100  crores rupees in every forth coming budgets. This is a big step towards Yadadri Temple Devolopment. As per the YTDA G.O  the 6 villages of Yadagirigutta Mandal in Nalgonda District will come  under the jurisdiction of this Authority i.e Yadagiripalli, Saidapur, Raigiri, Mallapur, Datarpalli, Gundla pally.    The authority has to devolop the all these area and by this it is sure the temple will become one of the big Tourist Attraction not only in India. and all over the World.

Jai Lakshmi Narasimha                                                             Jai Jai Lakshmi Narasimha

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