Parshuram Jayanti 2024: Date, time, significance & celebrations

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Published By : Prameya News Bureau | May 09, 2024 IST

Parshuram Jayanti, an auspicious occasion revered by millions, marks the birth anniversary of Lord Parshuram, the sixth incarnation of Lord Vishnu. Celebrated with great fervor and devotion, this occasion holds immense significance in Hindu culture. As Parshuram Jayanti 2024 approaches, let's delve into the date, time, significance, and the vibrant celebrations that accompany this sacred day.

Date and Time:

Parshuram Jayanti falls on the third day (Tritiya) of the Shukla Paksha (waxing phase of the moon) in the Hindu lunar month of Vaishakha. In 2024, Parshuram Jayanti is scheduled to be observed on May 10th. Devotees eagerly await this day to pay homage to Lord Parshuram and seek his blessings.


Lord Parshuram is revered as the epitome of righteousness, valor, and devotion. According to Hindu mythology, he was born to Maharishi Jamadagni and Renuka Devi. Parshuram is often depicted wielding an axe (parashu), symbolizing his warrior nature and his commitment to upholding Dharma (righteousness) by eliminating the tyranny of evil rulers and restoring balance to the world.

Parshuram is also regarded as the Guru (teacher) of numerous iconic figures in Hindu epics, including Bhishma, Dronacharya, and Karna. His teachings emphasize the importance of humility, dedication to truth, and the protection of the innocent.


Parshuram Jayanti is celebrated with great enthusiasm across India and among Hindu communities worldwide. 

Devotees engage in various religious activities and rituals to commemorate the birth of Lord Parshuram:

Puja and Abhishek: Devotees visit temples dedicated to Lord Parshuram, where special prayers, hymns, and rituals are performed. The deity is bathed with holy water (Abhishek) amidst the chanting of Vedic mantras.

Fast and Observance: Many devotees observe a strict fast on Parshuram Jayanti, abstaining from food and consuming only fruits and milk. Fasting is believed to purify the body and mind, fostering a deeper spiritual connection with the divine.

Charitable Acts: It is customary for devotees to engage in acts of charity and compassion on Parshuram Jayanti. Donating food, clothing, and other essentials to the needy is considered highly meritorious and in line with the teachings of Lord Parshuram.

Discourse and Satsang: Spiritual discourses (satsangs) are organized in temples and community halls, where learned scholars elucidate the life and teachings of Lord Parshuram. These discourses inspire devotees to imbibe the virtues of courage, integrity, and selflessness in their lives.

Cultural Programs: Cultural programs showcasing the legends and stories associated with Lord Parshuram are organized to entertain and educate devotees, especially the younger generation. Dance performances, dramas, and bhajans dedicated to Lord Parshuram add vibrancy to the celebrations.



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