The Bhoo Varaha Laxmi Narasimha Temple is located at Halasi, Khanapur Taluk, Belgaum district, Karnataka. There are many famous temples in Halasi and Bhoo Varaha Laxmi Narasimha temple is the most popular among them. In ancient times Halasi was known as Palasika and Sri Bhu Varaha Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple is one of the best examples of the Kadamba style of architecture. The tower is 50 feet high. Puranas says, that the was built during the Kadamba period or in the 5th century AD, and the inscriptions inside the temple also support it. According to records, it was built by Shivachitta. Here the deity is five feet tall idol is depicted carrying Bhudevi in his mouth. This temple has two Garbhagruhas. The main one has an idol of Maha Vishnu in a Sitting Posture. The other Garbhagruha has a standing idol of Bhu Varaha Swami. This temple is very similar to Madhukeswar temple.
Halasi was once the capital of the Kadamba dynasty. Halasi town is located in the beautiful mountain range of the Western Ghats and is home to several temples. Gokarneshwara, Kalmeshwara, Ramalingeshwra and Bhuvaraha temples are some of them. There are also references to some ancient Jain temples in Halasi. The present Jain Basadi found at this place was built sometime after the construction of these Hindu temples.
Halasi Bhuvaraha Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple Timings:
Morning: 5.30 am to 12.30 pm
Evening: 5.00 pm to 9.00 pm
Bhuvaraha Lakshmi Narasimha Temple History:
According to a legend associated with this shrine, Pandavas built this temple overnight during their exile and worshiped Lord Vishnu here.
The Bhoo Varaha Laxmi Narasimha temple was built in the 5th century A.D. Halasi, originally called Palasika, was part of the Kadamba kingdom and its capital. The Kadamba dynasty was established by Mayura Sharma in the 4th century A.D. The Kadamba kings extended patronage to Jainism, Shaivism and Vaishnavism. Many of the temples have survived the test of time and are still standing.
Bhoo Varaha Laxmi Narasimha Temple was built in the 5th century AD. Halasi, originally called Palasika, was part of the Kadamba kingdom and its capital. The Kadamba dynasty was founded by Mayura Sharma in the 4th century AD. The Kadamba kings extended their patronage to Jainism, Shaivism and Vaishnavism. Many temples have survived the test of time and are still standing.
Halasi Bhoo Varaha Lakshmi Narasimha Temple Address:
Bhoo Varaha Laxmi Narasimha Temple,
Karnataka – 591120.