Vedagiri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple located to the west of Nellore on top of Narasimhakonda Hills.Temple was built on the banks of Penna river.This temple is of 1200 years old.
Inscriptions on the temple walls say that this Temple was built by The Pallava King Narasimha Varma during the 9th century.
Vedagiri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple Vedagiri
In the Brahma puranam, that Kasyapa Rishi along with other sages installed seven Yagna Gundam's on top of Narasimha konda and performed the Yagna. Sri Narasimha Swamy emerged out of Yanga Gundam in the form light and blessed the Rishi's. It is said that Sage Kasyapa installed Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy on an auspicious day, that is before Vaisaka Suddha Pournami and on the day when the Swathi Naksthram or star was ascendant. The seven Yanga Gundam which were used to perform Yagna were now turned into Seven tanks and the protector for the Yagna Sri Prasanna Lakshmi Sametha Sri Govindaraja Swamy is still there at the tanks.