The Kalwa Narsimha Swamy is a holy shrine located in the city of Koneru, which is at a distance of 11 km from Nirmal. Devotees who embark on a trip to the famous Basar Saraswati Temple, often stop by this temple, which falls on the way, to offer prayers.
Lord Narsimha, also known as Narsingh, Narasingh, Narasimha Swamy and Narasingha, is an incarnation of the great Lord Vishnu. Narasimha Swamy is revered as the Protector by devotees all over India. There are a lot of temples across the country that are dedicated to the worship of God Narsimha Swamy. The Telangana region host scores of temples scattered all over the place dedicated to Lord Narsimha Swamy in different avatars. One such temple is the Kalwa Narsimha Swamy Temple in Adilabad District. The temple authorities also organize 'Vana Bhojanam' as part of their many rituals. On this occasion the authorities serve the devotees meals beneath the lush green trees. This is a very popular ritual and many people visiting the temple participate in this ritual. Moreover, the dedication and the excitement of the people turns this event into a family picnic, especially children are seem enjoying this ritual to the fullest.
At Kalwa Narsimha Swamy, we can see the deity seated in a yogic posture. To his side, we see Narsimha Swamy's consort Goddess Lakshmi. This is a rare form of the God, as we see that most of the other temples usually house the more furious avatar of Narsimha Swamy. We can also see a Ratham or the holy chariot in the temple premises. The Ratham is decorated with different types of colourful flowers on special occasions and it carries the idols of gods and goddesses. The area around the temple is made tourist friendly.