Malola Narasimha Swamy is one of the lesser known murtis of Narasimha Avatar of Vishnu. This is a soumya form – calm and peaceful form – of Narasimha. He is depicted along with Goddess Lakshmi.
This Narasimha murti has his front arms in blessing posture; his rear arms bear the chakra and conch. Goddess Lakshmi sits on his lap.
Malola Narasimha Swamy is worshipped for attaining peace and prosperity. He is also worshipped by those seeking moksha or liberation.
The murti is worshipped mainly in temples in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Karnataka.
The most important Malola Narasimha temple s is located in Upper Ahobilam.