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NARASIMHA
Also known as NARASINHA, NARASINGH

[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.

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Article last updated on 25 January 2013
Authors: Peter J Allen and Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.

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ABOUT NARASIMHA : FACTS AND FIGURES
Name : NARASIMHA
Location : India
Gender : Male
Type : Deity
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : GOOD, quite approachable
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : NARASINHA, NARASINGH
Popularity index : 274

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