Simhachalam

One of the “richest” deities in those parts is the Varaha Lakshminarasimha Swamy standing atop the verdant Simhachalam Hill, just 16 km off Vishakhapatnam. The deity portraying “Ugra Narasimha’ is constantly covered with sandalwood paste, giving it the appearance of a Shiva Linga. During the Chandanotsavam in April-May the mound of sandalwood paste is broken […]