Definition of Parashurama

1. Noun. An incarnation of Vishnu who rid the earth of Kshatriyas.

Generic synonyms: Rama



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Parashurama
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Literary usage of Parashurama

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A History of the Pattana Prabhus, Containing an Account of the Origin of by Nāyaka Sāma-Rāu Morojī (1877)
"The Extirpation of the Kshatriya Race by Shri parashurama. Formerly, Shri parashurama, the 6th incarnation, rooted out the family of ..."

2. Indian Caste by John Wilson (1877)
"The legendry respecting parashurama and the alleged destruction of the Kshatriyas here appears in a very advanced and extended form. ..."

3. Avatâras: Four Lectures Delivered at the Twenty-fourth Anniversary Meeting by Annie Wood Besant (1900)
"Among the devotees of Mahadeva, parashurama hears the clang of the broken bow, the bow of the One He worshipped ; and proud with the might of His strength, ..."

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