Sri Malyadri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Vari Devasthanam is a Hindu Narasimha (avatar of Vishnu) with a temple in Malakonda, Valetivari Palem, Prakasham district, Andhra Pradesh, India. He is Lord of Malyadri (Malakonda). A large number of devotees visit the sacred shrine of Lord Lakshmi Narasimha to pay their homage to him. Malyadri is one of the NavaNarasimhas (Nine Narasimhas).
‘Malyadri’ means the Parvatas are arranged as flower mala. The west side of Malyadri has the Ahobhila Narasimha Swamy, northwest side of Malyadri has the Sri Sailam, south side of Malyadri has the Vruchachala kshetram, east side of Malyadri has the Narasimha swamy of Singarayakonda, south side of Malyadri has the Penna River (Pinakini). North side of Malyadri has the Krishna River. All the devotees of Malyadri give their children names related to Sri Malyadri Narasimha, for males, and related to Sri Mahalakshmi for females.The God Srimannarayana Swamy is Sri Narasimha’s avatara. He has Sudarshana Chakra on one hand, Sanku on one hand, Sri Mahalakshmi is sitting on his thigh, so one hand is surrounding her, and blessing devotees with one hand. The God gives blessings to Yakshas, Gandharvas, Sidhas, and Devamunis on six days (Sunday to Friday). The God gives blessings to Devotees (Manavas) on Saturday only.Sri Mahalakshmi Devi Mata is Goddess of Malyadri. She is on top of the Hill of Malyadri. Here also the God Sri Narasimha and the Goddess Sri Mahalakshmi Devi give blessings to the Devotees.
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How to Reach:
There are no services by Airline
Nearest Railway station is at ongole which is 75 Km away.
There are two ways to reach Malakonda. The eastern route is through the Lingasamudram from Singarakonda in Prakasam district. West way from Pamur in Prakasam district.
Mandal Valetivaripalem, District Prakasam, Malakonda, Andhra Pradesh