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Narasingha Navratri – Narasimh Navratra

Narasingha Navratri, or Narasimh Navratra, is dedicated to Hindu God Narasimha, the fourth incarnation of Lord Vishnu – popularly known as ‘man-lion’ or ‘half man – half lion’ incarnation. The festival of nine days coincides with the Narasimha Jayanti which falls on the last of the nine-day festival.

Narasingha Navratri is nine days of rituals, celebrations and prayers and is observed in many Narasimh temples in Maharashtra and parts of Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.

In some regions devotees take out processions to the temples. Some temples and devotees organize Narasingh Yatra.