Lord Sri Lakshmi sametha Narasimha Swamy

Temple History

Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy temple is situated in Tarigonda village, Gurramkonda mandal of Chittoor district. Tarigonda village was on Vayalpadu-Gurramkonda road.

It is said that Tarigonda Narasimha swamy temple is constructed by famous saint Sage Dhurvasa and later it was developed during the Chola Kingdom. It is also said that a devotee named Ramanaidu who has dairy business found swamy's idol in a pot while preparing lussy. In his dream lord appeared and informed him about the treasury in a cave. He find out the treasury with the help of the villagers and developed this temple.

Tarigonda is the native place of the revolutionary saint poetess Matrusri Tarigonda Vengamamba(1730-1817), who made compositions on Lord Venkateswara and pioneered Annaprasadam distribution. Sri Tarigonda Vengamamba Devi temple is also situated in this temple complex. Sri Veeranjaneya Swamy temple is also here to visit in the premises.

The ten-day annual Brahmotsavams celebrated grandly every year in the March at this temple. During this festival Tirumala Tirupati Devastanam board make arrangemetns for the visiting devotees. The processional deity will be brought out of the main temple twice daily on two different vahanams. Along with this Srirama Navami and other hindu festivals also celebrated.


Additional Information

Annadanam and accommodation facilities are available near the temple complex which is being maintained by the TTD board.

Hotels are available at Tarigonda, Vayalpad and Madanapalle town.

A swamyambu Sri Rama temple is situated in Ramapuram village which is just 2 kms from Tarigonda village. Usually devotees visiting Lord Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy temple is also visits this ancient Sri Rama temple.

Madanapalle Road railway station is 18 kms which has halts of express and passenger tains. Vayalpad railway station is 7.6 kms only which has only passenger train halts.

Tirupati International airport is 114 kms.
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