Statue of Parashurama

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Parashurama Statue
Coordinates 9°44′39″N 76°28′17″E / 9.744301°N 76.471517°E / 9.744301; 76.471517Coordinates: 9°44′39″N 76°28′17″E / 9.744301°N 76.471517°E / 9.744301; 76.471517
Location Kaduthuruthy, Kottayam, Kerala, India
Type statue
Height 9.144 metres (30.00 ft)
Completion date 2015

The tallest Statue of Parashurama is located at Mangomeadows Agricultural Theme Park, Kaduthuruthy, Kerala, India.[1] The height of the statue is about 30 feet. Parashurama is the sixth avatar of Vishnu in Hinduism. He is one of the chiranjeevis (immortal) of Hinduism and is believed to have lived during the Treta Yuga and Dvapara Yuga. He is also known as the father of Kalarippayattu.

As per the Hindu mythology, Kerala was created by Parasurama, by throwing his axe from GOKARN, near Karwar, Karnataka. The sea on the direction of the axe moved out and a strip of land was formed. It was 160 katam (an old measure) of land lying between Gokarnam and Kanyakumari.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "World’s tallest statue of Parashurama in Mangomeadows – Mango Meadows". mangomeadows.in. Retrieved 2016-09-27.