- The presiding deity here is Laxmi Narasimha, combining the iconographic features of Varaha and Narasimha.
- The temple of Garlavoddu Laxmi Narasimha Swamy can be seen as one approaches in Garlavoddu from Khammam/Kothagudem by bus.
- Garlavoddu is located at a distance of 45 km from Khammam and 35 KM from Kothagudem.
- The temple is accessed via a motorable road . This temple combines the Orissan and Chalukyan