Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple Singarayakonda is one of the Holy abodes of Lord Narasimha Swamy. It is also called by Dakshina Simhachalam.
From the inscriptions, it is known that this temple was built during 1443 -1444 A.D. Later, this Temple was renovated by the Vijayanagara Kings. This temple received patronage during the reign of Krishna Devaraya of Vijayanagara dynasty in the 15th century.
Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple Singarayakonda
As per the Legends, This region was ruled by Demon Kharasura, who established a vast Kharati Dynasty. He was an ardent devotee of Lord Narasimha who used to visit this place daily for Lord Narasimha Darshan. One day, When Kharasura requested the Lord for a boon, Lord replied him that He will grant boon in his Rama Avatar. Angered Kharasura started interrupting Yajnas and Homam of the Sages. When Rama exiled from the Kingdom, during his journey towards the south, Sages requested Rama to guard their Yajna. When Rama came across Kharasura who a devotee of Narasimha, Rama installed and offered prayers to Lord Narasimha before killing the demon. It is believed that Sage Narada did penance for Lord Narasimha who appeared before him in Varaha Narasimha Avatar.