Parashurama Avatar – Purpose of Vishnu’s incarnation of Parashurama

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Sri Parashurama Avatara is the sixth Avatara of Lord Vishnu. The story of Parashurama Avatara is also mentioned in Padma Purana’s Uttara Khanda. Once, goddess Parvati expressed her desire to know about all the incarnations of Lord Vishnu. Continuing with the various incarnations of Lord Vishnu, Lord Mahadeva told Parvati — Describing Lord Vishnu’s incarnation as Parshurama, […]

Parashurama Jayanthi in Kerala

Parasuram Jayanti is the birthday of Lord Parashurama. It is mainly observed on Akshaya Tritiya day but in Kerala and some other places it is also observed in Kerala month of Vrishchika masam (Margasira month). In 2011, Parasuram Jayanti date is December 14. The main purpose of the avatar of Lord Parashurama, the sixth incarnation […]

Sri Parasurama Jayanthi, Parashuram Jayanti

Parasurama Jayanthi is observed on Vaishkha Shudda Vidiya / Tadiya (second / third day of Shukla Paksha in Vaishakha Masam). In 2014, Parasurama Jayanti date is May 1. Parsu is a weapon like axe adopted by Lord Parasuram. Lord Parasuram was the sixth incarnation of Lord Vishnu. Parashuram was born in Satyu-Yuga and stayed alive till […]