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Lord Parashurama, the sixth avatar of Lord Vishnu manifested to avenge the Kshatriyas who were tormenting the Brahmans. Lord Parashurama is said to be a devoted disciple of Lord Shiva and learnt all the artillery skills from Him. Parashu means axe and hence Rama with an axe came to be known as Parashurama. Lord Shiva had gifted the axe to Lord Parashurama. It is said that Lord Parashurama exists on earth till date, and therefore called a Cheeranjivi which means one who lives forever. This is the only avatar of Lord Vishnu that co-existed during the times of Lord Rama and Lord Krishna (some of the other incarnations of Lord Maha Vishnu). Vedic texts describe the other qualities of Lord Parashuram as Kshatratej (courage and aggression) and Brahmatej (serenity and foresight).
Lord Parashurama Avatar Homam will be performed on Vaishnavaya Aja Ekadashi, an extremely spiritual day that emphasizes the control over the needs of one’s body, emotions and hunger. A person who fasts on this day can get blessings of purification of the soul in order to attain salvation.
Lord Vishnu manifests on earth when evil surfaces to uphold dharma or righteousness and to establish justice. Lord Parashurama appeared during the Treta Yuga in an aggressive form to avenge the wrong doings of Kshatriya rulers.
Lord Parashurama Avatar Homam removes fear and destroys enemies. It also mitigates karmic issues and doshas to reach high levels in career and life. The homam can be effective in allaying financial misery and puts an end to enemy troubles. It bestows the devotee with knowledge and sharp acumen. The ritual clears sins and obstacles for attaining success in all ventures. It bestows vitality and power to a person to overcome adversities in life. It’s a means to fight injustice and allow honesty to prevail. It also fetches guru’s blessings to enhance knowledge and creativity. Students can improve their learning skills in an effective manner by taking part in the rituals. The ritual also helps to unravel one’s hidden talents and achieve excellence in all walks of life.
Parashurama Homam provides you with purity of heart, balances different patterns of mind and body, solves inefficiencies, inculcates good habits, obedience, right mindedness and valor. For the landless people, the ritual is an effective method to acquire land, redeem profitable bonds and buy gold assets. It also awards you with wealth, income and profits in business.
Parashurama Lingeswarar Temple is situated in Ayanavaram, Chennai. After Lord Parashurama killed his own mother, he prayed to Lord Shiva to get rid of the sin and since then Lord Shiva is known as Parashurama Lingeswarar. Mother Parvati is worshipped as Parvatambika in this shrine. Also separate abodes for Lord Vinayaka, Muruga, Dakshinamurthi, Vishnu, Brahma, Navagraha, Kalabhairava, Shani, Chandra, Durga and Chandikeswarar are installed here. A person visiting this temple would be mesmerized by the beauty of the gods and would want to visit the temple frequently. It is said that Lord Brahma prayed in this temple and hence the deity is also known as Sri Brahma Lingeshwara Temple. Performing puja in this temple will fetch blessings of the benevolent lord who provides with good health, knowledge, wealth, popularity and salvation. It also absolves sins and cures from your life.
Parashu means axe that is the divine weapon associated with Lord Parashurama. It was gifted to him by Lord Shiva for being an ardent devotee. The axe represents strength and protection from evil. It also denotes power and force that is required to destroy malefic forces. Worshipping the idol safeguards a devotee from all harm and malevolent energies. It also overcomes difficulties and struggles and ensures peace and harmony in your life. Also, receive blessings of Lord Maha Vishnu for happiness, fortune and prosperity.