Parshuram Jayanti: History & Significance

New Delhi: Hindus celebrate Parshuram Jayanti to mark the birth anniversary of Lord Parshuram. The festival is observed on the third day of Shukla Paksha in the Hindu month of Vaishakh. Lord Parshuram is the sixth incarnation of Lord Vishnu.

It is believed that Lord Parshuram’s mission is to lighten the burden on Earth by removing the corrupt, destructive, and irreligious kings who pillaged its wealth and disregarded their duties as monarchs.

He is revered as a representation of strength, courage, and righteousness. He is said to have fought against bad spirits and spent his life according to dharmic teachings.

Devotees worship Lord Parshuram on Parshuram Jayanti and ask for his blessings. The devotees also carry out particular puja rites. The day serves as a reminder for individuals to follow the dharma in all aspects of their lives.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has extended his best wishes to the people on Parshuram Jayanti.

In a tweet, he wished that by the grace of Lord Parshuram,  everyone’s life is filled with courage, knowledge, and discretion.

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