IEP Chandigarh, January 25
Haryana Chief Minister, during a recently held state-level programme of Lord Parshuram Mahakumbh made several announcements, which are now taking a particle shape. After notifying the setting up of a medical college in the name of Lord Parshuram in Kaithal, now Sh. Manohar Lal has written a demi-official letter to the Union Minister of Communications, Sh. Ashwini Vaishnaw to issue appropriate directions to the Department of Posts to consider issuing a special Commemorative Postage Stamp in the name of Lord Parshuram.Lord Parshuram is known to be the sixth incarnation among the Dashavatara of Lord Vishnu in Hinduism. He is the human avatar of Lord Vishnu and is called the God of Justice. He is the one who was present during Mahabharat as well as Ramayan and has met Lord Ram, reads the letter.The letter further reads, Born to Jamdagni and Renuka, he was foretold to appear at a time when overwhelming evil prevailed on earth. Since Parshuram was a great devotee of Lord Shiva, it is believed that he got the axe from God himself after pleasing Him. A symbol of Bhakti and Shakti, he is believed to be a great mighty, majestic, gau – rakshak and savior of the poor and well versed in brahm – vidya and shastra – vidya. The legends of Lord Parshuram appear in many Hindu texts and there are many temples in India dedicated to Him.