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Sri Sudarshana Narasimhar

From: Rangarajan Sridharan (sridhar_at_iss.nus.sg)
Date: Fri Apr 11 1997 - 22:24:08 PDT

Dear Bhagavatas,
	I live in Singapore. I visit the Srinivasa Perumal temple here quite often. I
have noticed a Perumal called Sri Sudarshana Narasimhar in one of the temple walls.
Here, Lord Narasimha is seen with four hands sitting in a Yogic "half-sitting" posture.
(this posture is referred to in Tamil as "Kundhi UtkArndhu KoLLuthal". I don't know 
how to express it in English.). This Lord has Changu and Chakkara in two of the hands
with the other two hands kept over his knees. Sri Sudarshana Chakram is depicted
on the wall behind his back.
	I have not seen such a Perumal in the few Divya Dhesams I have visited in
India. Can some learned member of the group throw some light on any scriptural
references to this Perumal (or) whether this Perumal is seen in any of our Divya
Desam's?
Thanks and regards,
R. Sridharan.