Ahobilam Narasimha Temples and Navgrahas



There are nine Narasimha Temples at Ahobilam in Andhra Pradesh. The nine temples are associated with nine planets or the Navgrahas. The details are given below:

Ugra Narasimha Swamy – Jupiter or Brishaspati or Guru
Varaha Narasimha Swamy – Rahu
Jwala Narasimha Swamy – Mars or Mangal
Malola Narasimha Swamy – Venus or Shukra
Karanja Narasimha Swamy – Moon or Chandra
Yogananda Narasimha Swamy – Saturn or Shani
Chatravata Narasimha Swamy – Ketu
Pavana Narasimha Swamy – Mercury or Budha
Bhargava Narasimha Swamy – Sun or Surya

It is believed that those have trouble due to a particular navgraha can offer prayers at the corresponding Narasimha Temple and attain relief.