This is Vishnu in man-lion mode. There is a story of him appearing as this Avatar 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
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Narasingh, Narasinha
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: Heroics
Area of expertise: Hero
Good/Evil Rating: GOOD, quite approachable
Popularity index: 685
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Article last revised on September 18, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.