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NARASIMHA

Indian Hero God

Also known as NARASINHA, NARASINGH

Terrifying lion hunter of demons

This is VISHNU in man-lion mode. There is a story of him appearing in this form to defeat the demon HIRANYAKASHIPU who had been upgraded to total invulnerability.

Apparently this complete impregnability did not provide enough in the way of indestructibility, as NARASIMHA’s claws shredded him to bits.

NARASIMHA FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : NARASIMHA
Location : India
Gender : Male
Type : deity
In charge of : Heroics
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : GOOD, quite approachable
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : NARASINHA, NARASINGH
Popularity index : 355

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Article last updated on 21 August 2014 by the Godchecker Team.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

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