Kroda Narasimha Swamy is one of the lesser known murtis of Narasimha Avatar of Vishnu. This is a fierce form of Narasimha with the face of a wild boar. Therefore, this form is also referred as Krodakara Narasimha Swamy or Varaha Narasimha Swamy.
This Narasimha murti is in standing posture with two arms. He seen lifting a demon by his horns.
Kroda Narasimha Swamy is worshipped for attaining peace and prosperity. He is also worshipped by those seeking moksha or liberation. This form is offered prayers to overcome fears and enemies.
The murti is worshipped mainly in temples in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Karnataka.
The most important Kroda Narasimha temple s is located in Upper Ahobilam.