Parashurama


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Noun1.Parashurama - an incarnation of Vishnu who rid the earth of Kshatriyas
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The accused were later identified as Parashurama Basavaneppa ( 25), Manohar Bheemappa ( 40) and Nagappa Ranoji ( 38), who fled the village after committing the crime.
Parashurama and Rama are of the same size as Garuda and Lakshmi and occupy positions by their side on the pedestal, suggesting their relative importance locally, compared to the other incarnations.
These Gods included Ganesha, Jamadagni (husband of Yellamma) and Parashurama (son of Yellamma).
The legend of Parashurama, traditional works such as the Sahyadrikhanda, the reigns of the Chalukyas of Badami, kings of Vijayanagara and the Adil Shahis, the intervention of foreign merchants and rulers, the Arabian Sea coast, and the Western Ghats represent only a few of the major similarities in their history.
He has had nine incarnations, or avatars; Matsya, a fish; Kurma, a tortoise; Varah, a boar; Narasimha, a half man, half lion; Vamena, a dwarf; Parashurama, a human with an axe; Rama, a human, hero of the epic Ramayana;
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A study that I conducted on Vaishnava iconography in Kerala reveals that among the Dashavatara images Krishna was the most favoured form, followed by Vamana and Parashurama, and Kalki the least popular.