Lakshmi Narasimhar Temple is dedicated to Hindu God Vishnu located at Keelapavoor 635109 Tenkasi District of Tamilnadu. This temple is also called Dhakshina Ahobila (south Ahobila) is considered to be 1200-1500 years old.
One such form of the Ugra Narasimha is his depiction with 16 hands. Ugra Narasimha with 16 hands is seen only in very few temples, one such is in a serene Place of Keelapavoor. Narasimha Perumal graces in sitting form facing west. The sanctum sanctorum is small in size as in cave temples. Lord Prasanna Venkatachalapathy with Mother Alarmel Mangai graces facing east in front of the temple. The sacred spring in the temple is praised as Narasimha Theertham.
Dhakshina Ahobila (south Ahobila) is considered to be 1200-1500 years old.
The Devas and the rishis (sages) came to this place, Keezhapavur and performed a rigorous penance for several years.
People appeal to Lord Narasimha for relief from DEBT burdens and for Marriage to happen standing delayed due to some reason or other.
Around 300 years ago, the sound of Lions roar used to come from the temple.
Ugra Narasimha with 16 hands is seen only in very few temples