Narasimha Mantras are also known as Kavacha Mantras. Chanting it protects devotees from evil and negative aspects of life. Check this Hub also for Story of Prahlada and 9 forms of this Lord.
Some people may hold the view that this is the only birth. But scriptures assert that one may be born even in lower forms of life according to deeds and life is continuous process of births and deaths
Mythology is the condensation of culture specific human processes..In a culture it gives directions for both evolution and integration of identity.This article is about universal identities and the fragmentation of Siva identity into various sub identities and the process of integration/Evolution
But we need to relinquish the ego which is the root cause of all miseries!
Pearls never float on shallow water. One has to dive deep to the bottom to collect shells which contain pearls!