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He was the guru of Bhishma PitamahHe was the avatar of Vishnu but a disciple of ShivaAnd He shall be the martial guru of Kalki the last Avatar in this YugaWhen the Chandra. A fitting tribute to the wielder of Siva s axI couldn t find a book in realm of fiction completely dedicated to Parasu Ramrather than portraying him as a supporting character and when I find this oneThanks to the author I m not disappointedRight from the beginning to the endI ve thoroughly enjoyed the book The main protagonist didn t appear till halfway through the bookthat came as a bit surprisebut the void was completely filled by Arjun and his transformation from good to bad is portrayed brilliantlyThe reason why Parasu Ram chose the way he d chosen was put forth in a believable way The interactions of Parasu Ram with Vashist and Viswamitra was written wellThe emotional turmoils of SatyavatiJamagadniRuchik were captured well and the philosophical theme is maintained throughout the lengthAs usual the fusion of ScienceMyth and Philosophy which is hallmark of the author was well maintained in this work as well For those who ve read viswamitrathis might look like a seuel to itAll in all can complete this in a single sitting and you ll thoroughly enjoy the bookCongrats to the author for portraying The Legendary Parasu Ram in a legendary wayhail the Avatar of vishnu and Disciple of Siva Parasu Ram

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The Legend of Parshu Raam

Vanshi emperor Arjun began expanding his empire to the entire world the Asuras hit back with an insidious plan Caught in the crossfire is Raam who comes back from his pena. Really a nice book for mythology loversDetailed book review is available at Ram aka Raam was a descendant of Brahma considered as the 6th avatar of Vishnu and worshiper of Shiva He is known better as ParshuRaam aka Parshuram the one who holds the divine Parshu a dagger which is blessed to him by Lord Shiva There is a lot written about him but there is a lot unknown about him as well You can find traces of his tale even in Ramayana and Mahabharata as well and yet it is tough to find a consolidated account of Parshuram s lifeDr Vineet Aggrawal a famous author who started his career as an author by writing a book about Vishwamitra came with a detailed book on ParshuramThe plot of this book has its root in the book about Vishwamitra however don t worry if you haven t read it yet The book is complete in itself and you can enjoy reading it without missing any important detailThe PlotLet us take a bird s eye view to the plot of the book where I will try to keep most of the spoilers at the bay but some of them are unavoidable It all stars with the actions of Ruchik the descendant of Bhrigu who feel disheartened by the actions of his wife Satyavati and her mother as decided to leave the domestic life He leaves everything in a moment including his newborn and went to the Himalayas to complete his spiritual journeyThe Karma is a great leveler and one has to fulfill all hisher duties and thus the circumstances took the turn and Ruchik has to come back into the lives of his wife Satyavati and son Yamadagni aka JamadagniArjun is one of the great rulers of Nabhivarsh and he followed the path of Dharma With the able guidance of his father and immense warrior skills of his own he went ahead to have some of the most remarkable political alliances and fought some great wars all to establish the kingdom of Dharma all over the earth He was almost successful in his effortsAlmost because there are tribes which want to keep following their own way of ruling and don t care much about the ideal practices advised by the Dharma And some of the most cunning minds and brave fighters were there at their side also Adding to them was Ravana the rising figure in Asura tribe who is of mixed origin and possessor of the good ualities of both the clansWhy Arjun the ferocious warrior better known as Sahatrarjun then is considered as the one who did some wrong stuffs Why he is killed by Raam who became Parshuram by then And why Raam started a series of wiping out the Kshatryia rulers who were not following the path of Dharma The seuence of actions and their reactions are better to explore by reading this bookViews and ReviewsThe book is written in a gripping manner and is a delight for the lovers of Indian Mythogoly More importantly it explore the characters which are comparatively less explored but played a very important role in making Bharat that is India what it is todayOf course there are some gaps when you try to trace the incidents mentioned in various scriptures which the author may need to go through to collect material for this book and he had to instill the imaginary stuff thereWhile I think that the character of the protagonist could have been given footage especially his days of teen whatever explored is good in terms of content and representation both Despite it being the story of Raam the incident which were responsible to make him Parshuram are explored uite nicely Before many years when reading reviews for a movie I found a nice line written by a reviewer which was telling something like without properly exploring the antagonist you cannot explore the abilities of the protagonist Very true The stronger the antagonist is the protagonist will automatically become stronger than himher Often we start marking various characters as black and white while there is nothing can be attributes so in absolute manner Practically almost everyone has the shades of grays and it is the responsibility of the storyteller to explore them in that wayWhat I like in this book is the way the character of Arjun is explored Of course the way characters of Ravana Ruchik Satyavati Yamadagni Renuka Ram and others are explored are pretty effective and nice Arjun s character is given proper footage I d not seen it is explored so much in other scriptures I came across so far And I confirm that if it is not explored so nicely his actions and others reactions towards the same might not be that convincing With that let me tell you that each of the character is given its due importanceThe book is good at philosophical and spiritual level as well The expertise of the author in building scenes and explaining surroundings and exploring battle is admirable He is a worthy competitor to the bestselling authors in this genre in many aspectsHere are some of the interesting lines from the bookIn every country or society there exists a few who are unhappy with the way things are No matter how far one travelled one had to come back home at the end of the journey Well what is history but the variation of facts by the victorious and the self sympathizing delusions of the defeatedThe cover page is good but could have been a little betterSummaryOverall a fantastically retold mythological tale with logical approach The book has good literary attributes and strong characters

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Nce tofind 21 arrows piercing his father's body Raam vows to avenge his death by killing the evil Kshatriyas 21 times starting with ArjunThus begins The Legend of Parshura. The lesser known mortals of Indian mythology seen in a new insightful lightMany Indians will know of the ten avatars of Lord Vishnu but seldom do any of us know any avatar aside of Lord Ram and Krishna This book is the life story of Parshuraam the warrior avatar of Lord Vishnu The Legend of Parshuraam methodically retraces his life beginning with a perspective of how things had shaped up in the generation that ruled prior to him in Nabhivarsh older name for the Indian subcontinent The book also beautifully highlights the softer elements of the man who is best known as a killing machineIt is a layered story with a series of subplots each delving into the human psychology and the complexities that emanate from people trying to manipulate others to get their way It explains in a subtle way the unknown ramifications of a series of binary choices that people are faced with and the outcome that leads them to paths they would not have imagined in their wildest dreams akin to the butterfly effectFeel proud of Dr Vineet Aggarwal and feel happy to know that he has matured beautifully as a writer The earlier book Vishwamitra has been a good warm up to this staggering feat the future classic fingers crossed The Legend of Parshuraam Kudos Doc cheers

10 thoughts on “The Legend of Parshu Raam

  1. says:

    This book is a treasure trove of information for all those who love mythology Vineet is a great friend we went to the same school and that makes this book very special I have read his first book Vishwamitra and have now finished reading this second one That besides I have also been an avid reader of his blog decodehindumythologyblogspotcom He is a talented writer and is thorough with his research 'Legend of Parshuraam'

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    A fitting tribute to the wielder of Siva's axI couldn't find a book in realm of fiction completely dedicated to Parasu Ramrather than portraying him as a supporting character and when I find this oneThanks to the

  3. says:

    Good one by Dr Vineet Aggarwal though I would have liked if the author elaborated a bit on the transformation of Raam to Parshu Raam

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    Parshuram The embodiment of Lord Vishnu himself the disciple of Lord Shiva wielder of both the axe of Shiva and Vishnu's bow one of th

  5. says:

    Really a nice book for mythology loversDetailed book review is available at Ram aka Raam was a descendant of Brahma considered as the

  6. says:

    I have been following Dr Vineet Aggarwal's blog decodehindumythologyblogspotcom since many years now and we have become good friend

  7. says:

    The lesser known mortals of Indian mythology seen in a new insightful lightMany Indians will know of the ten avatars of Lor

  8. says:

    The Legend of Parshu Raam Simple gripping and interesting read Everything about this book is pure perfection right from the detailed description of each character to each event which one can visualize while reading Pushpak vimana’

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    Fabulous book on one of the most fascinating characters of Indian mythology DrVineet Agarwal sticks to the original Purana giving his interpreta

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    A remarkable story of a remarkable manEveryone knows Parshu Raam as an avatar who massacred kshatriyas But what made him a slayer is a story seldom narrated There is a lot of mystery around this mythological character and I was very glad when I found this book written by Dr Vineet Aggarwal The book gives an in depth insight into the political situation prevailing before and after Parshu Raam’s birth that forced him to take up his axe W