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.
Article last updated on 28 January 2014
by the Godchecker Team.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.
Cite this article:
Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "NARASIMHA: God from Indian mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 28 Jan. 2014. Web. 23 July 2014.