Parshuram Jayanti’ is an important festival of Hindus. It is celebrated on the third day of Shukla Paksha of Vaishakh month according to Hindu Calendar. It is celebrated across all over India. Great festival of ‘Akshaya Tritiya’ is also held on this day.
Parshuram was the sixth incarnation of Vishnu. He was the descendant of Brahma and pupil of Shiva. He was the son of Renuka and the saptarishi Jamadagni. He is most known for ridding the world of kshatriyas twenty-one times over after the mighty king Kartavirya killed his father. According to Hindu Mythology by keeping a fast on this day the devotee enjoys much. There is a strong belief the merits gained by good acts on this day is permanent. Except fasting, procession and satsang is also arranged in most of the towns of Northern India.