This is the place where Lord Narasimha blessed Prahlada and killed the demon Hiranyakashipu. Ahobilam is located in Karnool district of Andhra Pradesh in the hills of the eastern ghats, about 400 KM northwest of Chennai.
Ahobalam is located in Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh. It can be reached at a distance of 68 kms from Nandial and about 100kms from Cuddapah. This place is known by many names – Ahobalam, Ahobilam, Nava Narasimha Kshetra, Singavel Kundram, Pancha krosa Kshetra, Garudachala and Vedachala.
It is very popularly known about Sri Vaishnavas that the Nallamalai range of mountain in Andhrapradesh is manifestation of Adisesha himself and that at the tail end is Sri Sailam, the middle part is Ahobilam and the head is Tirupati. Mention of Legends connected with Ahobalam can be found in Brahmanda puran, Kurma Puran, Padma Puran & Vishnu Puran.
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