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Narasimha Chathurdasi

This is the appearance day of Lord Narasimha Dev the half man half lion incarnation of Lord Krishna. The Lord appeared in this wonderful form in order to protect his five-year old devotee Prahalada, from the atrocities of his demonic father Hiranyakashipu.

The deity of Lord Narasimha Dev at ISKCON Rajahmundry receives gargious abhishekam at 6 pm on this day. The devoties observe pasting till sunset. On this festival occation prasadam is disturbuted to all who attends the function.

The Supreme Personality of Godhead in His transcendental form of Lord Nrisimhadeva is always ready to kill the demons who always create disturbances in the minds of honest devotees. To spread the Krishna consciousness movement, devotees have to face many dangers and impediments all over the world, but a faithful servant who preaches with great devotion to the Lord must know that Lord Nrisimhadeva is always his protector.

At Iskon Rajahmundary, Nrisimha-chaturdasi is special as devotees assemble in great numbers and with great joy to observe this festival and chant the glories of Lord Nrisimhadeva.