Parshuram Jayanti is celebrated to commemorate the birth anniversary of Lord Parshuram, the sixth incarnation of Lord Vishnu. This auspicious day falls on the third day of Shukla Paksha of Vaishakh month and is celebrated with great zeal and enthusiasm across the country.
Lord Parshuram is believed to be the symbol of courage, valor, and righteousness. He is known for his fierce and destructive nature towards evil and injustice. According to Hindu mythology, Lord Parshuram played a significant role in establishing the Hindu religion and is still revered by people across all religions and communities.
On the occasion of Parshuram Jayanti, many auspicious yogas are believed to be formed. It is believed that performing puja, chanting mantras, and offering prayers to Lord Parshuram on this day can bring prosperity, peace, and success to one’s life.
The Birth Story of Lord Parshuram
According to Hindu mythology, Lord Parshuram was born to sage Jamadagni and Renuka, the daughter of a Chandravanshi king. Sage Jamadagni and Renuka performed a great yagya to get a son. Pleased with their devotion, Lord Indra granted them the boon of a bright and valiant son.
Lord Parshuram was born on the day of Akshaya Tritiya and was named Ram. He received his weapons training from Lord Mahadev, who was pleased with his devotion and dedication. Mahadev gifted him his farsa or battle-ax, which is why he is also known as Parshuram.
Lord Parshuram’s Contributions
Lord Parshuram is known for his contributions towards establishing and spreading the Hindu religion. He is revered for his valor and bravery in fighting against oppression and injustice.
According to mythology, Lord Parshuram had killed 21 oppressive kings and bigots in a war. However, due to bad propaganda, it was believed that he had made the earth devoid of Kshatriyas 21 times. Despite this, Lord Parshuram is worshiped by all human beings and is not confined to any particular religion, caste, or class.
Lord Parshuram is also known for his contributions towards the Mahabharata period. He had made Sudarshan Chakra available to Lord Krishna and had given the knowledge of weapons to Bhishma, Dronacharya, and Karna.
Celebrating Parshuram Jayanti
Parshuram Jayanti is celebrated across the country with great enthusiasm and devotion. Devotees wake up early in the morning, take a bath, and perform puja and abhishekam of Lord Parshuram. They offer flowers, fruits, and sweets to the deity and chant mantras to seek his blessings.
It is believed that performing these rituals on Parshuram Jayanti can bring peace, prosperity, and success to one’s life. Additionally, reciting the Parshuram mantra can help in overcoming fear, anger, and negative emotions.
Parshuram Jayanti is an important festival that is celebrated to commemorate the birth anniversary of Lord Parshuram, the sixth incarnation of Lord Vishnu. Lord Parshuram is revered for his courage, valor, and righteousness and is known for his contributions towards establishing and spreading the Hindu religion.
On this auspicious day, many auspicious yogas are believed to be formed, and performing puja and offering prayers to Lord Parshuram can bring prosperity, peace, and success to one’s life. Let us all celebrate Parshuram