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Sthanu Narasimha Form of Vishnu

Sthanu Narasimha is a very rare form of the Narasimha Avatar of Vishnu. In this form the Narasimha murti comes out of a pillar. He has four arms with a conch and discuss at the rear left hands. The front right hand is held in the abhaya mudra pose.

As per Agama Texts, Sthanu Narasimha has eight, twelve, or sixteen arms, his body in tribhanga pose; he is depicted as tearing the entrails of Hiranyakashipu.

Apart from Sthanu Narasimha the other forms of Narasimha are:
Kevala Narasimha
Girija Narasimha
Yoga Narasimha
Yanaka Narasimha
Lakshmi Narasimha
Yogananda Lakshmi Narasimha
Varaha Lakshmi Narasimha
Prahaladanugraha Murti
Narasimha and Cencheta

Narasimha in Hari-Hara form