Gandaberunda Pakshiraja (facing East) – This form is said to have defeated Sarabeshwara and his consorts with his face. Worship of this face protects one from enemies and cruel negative energies like black magic, sorcery, serpent wrath, evil eye, etc.
Adi Jwala Narasimha (facing South East) – The Lord that subdued Nandi, Virabhadra, Aghora and Astra Murtis that evolved out of Sarabeshwara with his face. The form when worshipped along with powerful mantra eradicates diseases and grants good health. He is also known as the great protector who readily arrives to protect his devotees in times of need.
Maha Vyaghra (facing South) – This form subdued Lord Ganesh and other Parivara devas of Sarabeshwara. Invoking this form protects from all dangers of nature, humans and celestial forces.
Hayagriva (South West) – Invoking this form bestows proficiency in all Vedic knowledge such as shastras and ultimately grants liberation.
Adi Varaha (facing West) – Invoking this form and associated mantra removes poverty and blesses you with unimaginable riches, putra bagya (progeny blessings) and kalatra (royal mansion). The form also symbolizes victory of pure knowledge over demonic negative forces of darkness and passion.
Aghora Vanarendra or Hanuman (facing North West) – If you face any hurdles or dosha due to planetary impacts of any kind, then this form will safeguard you. It also grants expertise in ShatKarma prayoga which are six purification techniques used by yogic practitioners.
Maha Garuda (facing North) – This Form liberates one from Naga dosha or serpent curses, fear of snakes, fear of poison and pitru dosha. The form denotes service, devotion, and Panchaprana or five winds namely, Prana, Apana, Vyana, Udana and Samana.
Bhalluka (facing North East) – This form grants devotees Shodasha Siddhis which is 16 types of prosperity. It also denotes intelligence, service and physical strength.
A true devotee of the lord can view a hidden ninth face called Badabanala mukha which is Adi Narayana. This form is very rare and beyond the comprehension of common man.