Today is the appearance day of Lord Nrsimhadeva the half-man, half-lion form of Krishna, in this form devotees pray for the Lord’s protection.
Krishna is all-blissful, and His pastimes are filled with sweetness, yet Nrsimhadeva embodies the Lord’s anger, directed at those who would harm His devotees
“Lord Nrsimhadeva appeared for the benefit of all human society, not only for Prahlada’s personal benefit. The fierce form of Lord Narasimhadeva may appear most awful to a nondevotee, but to the devotee the Lord is always affectionate as He is in other forms.” Srila Prabhpada – Srimad Bhagavatam 7.7,
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