Lord Narasimha features on the Gold Fanam of King Krishna Raja Wodeyar

2024-05-22 Wed

Narasimha Jayanti celebrates the birth of Lord Narasimha, the fourth incarnation of Lord Vishnu. He is depicted as half-human and half-lion, symbolizing the triumph of good over evil. Narasimha came to earth to slay Hiranyakashipu. It is believed that by worshiping Lord Narasimha on this day, all our troubles go away.

It symbolizes the victory of good over evil. On this auspicious day, let’s pledge to keep the fire of goodness burning within us and never let the darkness of evil touch us.

King Krishna Raja Wodeyar issued this gold Fanam weight 0.39g featuring Narasimha. The obverse features seated Narasimha, and the reverse features Kanarese legend Kauthirava Narasa Raja.

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