Narasimha Jayanti is celebrated on Chaturdashi day of the bright fortnight in the month of Vaishaka. It is the birth anniversary of Lord Narasimha. Narasimha is one of the avatars of Lord Vishnu. The purpose of this man-lion incarnation of the god is to kill the Hiranyakashipu. This festival is celebrated with great pomp and devotion in all Vishnu temples around the world. Navanarasimha Kshetras in Andhra Pradesh is the best place to visit during Narasimha Jayanthi. On an auspicious day, devotees will observe fast during the evening and brokes the next day after sunrise. Special prayers and pooja will be offered in the Lord Vishnu Temples. Devotees will chant the Lord Vishnu Stotras and Lord Narasimha Stotras.