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Lord Parsurama

Temple History

Parasuram Kund is situated within the Kamlang Reserve Forest area. This place on the Lohit River carries a strong mythological link with the legend of Parsurama, a Hindu sage. According to the legend, sage Parsurama washed away his sin of matricide in the waters of the Lohit river at Bramhakund. Each year thousands of pilgrims from all over the country congregate on Makar Sankranti day, to wash away their sins. A fair (mela) is held during this period.

Parshuam Kund Mela is an annual religious fair which is celebrated near Parshuram Kund, which is based at a distance of nearly 3 miles from the north-eastern portion of Tezu, which is the district headquarters of the district of Lohit in the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh. On Paush sankranti, a Parshuram Mela is held near this place on 4th January every year, which is attended by innumerable saints and devotees from across the nation, despite the severe cold.

The legend behind the belief as found in the Kalika Purana is that the Sage Parasuram washed away the sins of killing Kshatriyas in the water of Brahma kund.

Parasuram was taking revenge by massacring Kshatriyas as they killed his father and wage a battle against the Brahmins. But as a Brahmin he was not supposed to wield a sword or get into the act of fighting.

 

Additional Information

Parshuram Kund is situated within the Kamlang Reserve Forest area in Lohit District of Arunachal Pradesh. The Kund is surrounded by dense forest of Ruddraksha trees, the fruit of which is considered sacred to Hindu ascetics as well as general believers of the faith. This place on the Lohit River carries a strong mythological link with the Kalika Purana, the Srimad Bhagavat and the Mahabharata; sage Parsurama washed away his sin of matricide in the waters of the Lohit River at Bramhakund. Each year thousands of pilgrims from all over the country congregate on Makar Sankrati day, to wash away their sins. A fair (Mela) is held during this period.

From Dibrugarh Airport Parasuram Kund is 191 km, from Tinsukia Junction Railway Station it is 151 km.
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