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Kerala 7 - Parashurama

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Parashurama!
Powerful sage with an axe as his weapon,
Prone to acute anger at the slightest mistake,
In a fit of impulse and rage, kills his own mother.
Penitent for his action,
Punishes himself through austerity,
Penance on Lord Vishnu.
For a period that extended years of contemplation!

Lord Vishnu pleased with his meditation,

Bestowed on him a boon of his choice;
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Kerala 7 - Parashurama
Monday, October 11, 2021
Topic(s) of this poem: land,landscape,legend
POET'S NOTES ABOUT THE POEM
Sage Parashurama is worshipped as the sixth incarnation of Mahavishnu. To relieve the people of their trauma and pain, The Lord took the form of Parashurama.This is a legend of the origin of Kerala.
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Rose Marie Juan-austin 12 October 2021

A wonderful and interesting legend. Great story to be told to next generations

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Praveen Menon 13 October 2021

Legendary parashurama! Fabulous piece of work??

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Shruthi Menon 13 October 2021

How true!

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Indulekha A menon 13 October 2021

The great sage, Parasurama wadbkessed, by Lord Vishnu with a land retrieved fron the sea, with flowers, coconut trees, etc. Thanks for the informative poem.

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Vrinda 13 October 2021

The great sage Parashurama.

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Rose Marie Juan-austin 12 October 2021

The legend imparts wisdom and a great lesson in life. Kerala is indeed a beautiful place, as enchanting and magical as the sea itself.

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