Sudarshana

- September 26, 2020


Illustration: Srishti Tiwari

The word ‘Sudarshana’ has multiple references in the Puranas. Here are some of them.

  1. Sudarshana was a tree on the island of Jambudvipa, that was 11 yojanas high.
  2. Sudarshana was one of the hundred Kauravas.
  3. Vishnu’s chakra or discus is called Sudarshana.

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Parashurama

It was a time when the earth was ravaged with violence and bloodshed. The Kshatriya kings had forgotten their duty to rule with compassion. Instead, they subdued the people by unleashing a reign of brutal terror. At such a time the sixth incarnation of Vishnu was born. Parashurama, axe-wielding warrior-saint, strode across the age to destroy evil and liberate good.

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