Shri Laxmi Narasimha Temple
Shri Laxmi Narasimha Temple
Basic Details of Bindo Mahadev Temple
- Temple Name: Shri Laxmi Narasimha Temple
- Temple Phone Number: N/A
- Temple Address: Sonarpura Road, Behind Shri Kedarnath Temple Varanasi 221001
- Temple Timing: 5:30 AM – 8:30 PM
- Temple Deity: Lord Narasimha and Maha Laxmi Devi
- Mangala Aarti: 4:00 AM
- Bhog Aarti: 1:00 PM
Legend associated with the origin of Shri Laxmi Narasimha Temple :
Laxmi Narasimha Bhagwan is the depiction of the fourth and most fearsome Avatar of Shri Maha Vishnu i.e. Lord Narasimha along with his eternal consort Maha Laxmi Devi.
Lord Vishnu took the form of Narasimha and came to Prithvi to protect his Bhakt Prahalad from his father Hiranakashyap who was a non-believer and an unkind king towards his subjects.
The meaning of the word Narasimha is a combination of man and lion. Lord Vishnu took the Narasimha form to complete a specific mission which had lasted only for a small duration.
Through the Narasimha Avatar, Lord Vishnu established righteousness back on Earth and the message was established that those who obtain the Sanidhya of Narasimha Bhagavan don’t lose any battles in life.
The Kurma Purana mentions the battle between humans and Anuradha (Prahalad’s brother) who had an army of lacs of demons and was eventually defeated by a person who was half man and half lion.
The Shiv Purana mentions that Lord Shiva had to take the Veer Bhadra swaroop to pacify the world from the violent damage and destruction which was caused by Narasimha.
Lord Laxmi Narasimha’s presence together is considered rare and boon showering for the devotees as the calm and fierce avatar of both deities presents together provides the right balance in devotion to those who pray to him.
Importance of Shri Laxmi Narasimha Temple:
Devotees of worship the Laxmi Narasimha Swaroop of Bhagwan are blessed with good health, wealth, prosperity, and success in all their endeavors of life.
Lord Narasimha provides a Suraksha Kavach around his devotees and ensures protection from all negative energies.
Devotees who worship the Laxmi Narasimha Swaroop of Bhagwan are blessed with victory in court cases, overcoming conspiracies and ill practices, if any, done against them.
Devotees who offer sewa to Laxmi Narasimha attain overall physical, mental, and psychological stability in their lives.
Devotion and Dedication in the bhakti of Laxmi Narasimha create an environment of overall emotional and spiritual well-being for the devotees.
When lord Narasimha resides along with Maha Laxmi Devi, he becomes more moderate and considerate towards his devotees. Narasimha Bhagwan along with Maha Laxmi Devi became representative of gentleness and peace.
Festivals and important days celebrated in Shri Laxmi Narasimha Temple :
The Monthly Ekadashi and Chaturdashi in the Shukla Paksha are the important days for the Puja and Sewa of Sri Laxmi Narasimha Bhagwan.
The Annual Narasimha Jayanti which falls in the Vaishakh Month Shukla Paksha Chaturdashi is the most important festival in the Laxmi Narasimha Temple and is celebrated with much gaiety and joy in the Temple.
Laxmi Narsimha, Kalyanotsavam, and Shri Krishna Janmashtami are also days that witness a number of footfalls for darshan and sewa to Sri Laxmi Narasimha Temple.
The month of Karthik Mass witnesses heavy footfall in the Laxmi Narasimha Temple where devotees offer their prayers and sewa to Maa Maha Laxmi and Bhagwan Narasimha Dev.
Kartik Purnima is also a day when major festivities are celebrated in the Laxmi Narasimha Temple.
Darshan and Aarti Timings in Shri Laxmi Narasimha Temple :
Shri Laxmi Narasimha Temple remains open for the devotees 365 days in a year with fixed temple Timings. The Laxmi Narasimha Temple opens up for the devotees at 5:30 AM in the morning after performing the Mangala Aarti.
The Mangala Aarti in the Laxmi Narasimha Temple takes place at 4:00 AM in the morning. During this time only the priests who perform the Puja are allowed entry into the Laxmi Narasimha Temple and the temple opens for the general devotees at around 5:30 AM after the Mangala Aarti Sewa.
In the Afternoon the Laxmi Narasimha Temple closes at 1:00 PM for the Bhog Aarti Sewa. During the Bhog Aarti Sewa in the Jagannath Temple only the priests who perform the Abhisek Sewa are allowed entry to the Laxmi Narasimha Temple and the temple opens for the general devotees at around 2:30 PM.
The Sandhya Aarti in the Laxmi Narasimha Temple takes place at 8:00 PM in the evening and goes up to 8:30 PM.
The Sayan Aarti in the Laxmi Narasimha Temple starts at 12:00 AM in the Mid Night time. During this time only the priests who perform the Puja are allowed entry into the Laxmi Narasimha Temple and the temple then closes for the general devotees at 1:30 AM.
Frequently Asked Question Related to Kashi Vishalakshi Temple
Where is the Shri Laxmi Narasimha Temple located ?
The Shri Laxmi Narasimha Temple is located Sonarpura Road, Behind Shri Kedarnath Temple Varanasi 221001
What are Timings of the Shri Laxmi Narasimha Temple?
The temple opens up at 5:30 am for the general devotees and remains open till 2:30 pm in the afternoon.
What is timming of Aarti in Shri Laxmi Narasimha Temple?
Mangala Aarti – 5:30am
Bhog Aarti – 1:00pm
How to perform Puja in Shri Laxmi Narasimha Temple ?
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