Lakshmi Narasimha Temple, Antarvedi
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|Lakshmi Narasimha Temple, Antarvedi|
Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Devasthanam
|Deity||Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Rajyalakshmi|
|Festivals||Bheeshma Ekadasi, Ratha Saptami, Kartika Pournami, Vaikunta Ekadasi|
Lakshmi Narasimha Temple is situated in temple town named Antarvedi of Sakhinetipalle Mandal, located in the East Godavari district of the Andhra Pradesh state in India. The temple is situated at the place where the Bay of Bengal and Vashista Godavari, a tributary of the Godavari River, meet. It was built in the 15th and 16th centuries.
There are three ways that one can travel to Antarvedi. Steam launches are available. Alternatively, one can ride on the ferry, upon reaching Sakhinetipalli and from there start for Antarvedi by road. The third option is to cross the Chinchinada using the newly built bridge, and travel the rest of the way by road.
Kalyanamohasthavam from Magha Sudha Sapthami to Magha Bahula Padyami, Sri Venkateswara Swamy kalyanam during Jesta Sudha Ekadasi and Sri Narasimha Jayanthi during Vaisakha Sudha Chaturdasi are prominent festivals celebrated in the temple.
- Bhaskar, B. V. S. (3 February 2012). "Thousands turn up for Antarvedi festivities". The Hindu. Retrieved 22 May 2019.