Saturday Jun 22, 2024

Pali Parshuram Mahadev Temple- Rajasthan


Pali Parshuram Mahadev Temple- Kabir Nagar, Pali, Jodhpur, Rajasthan 342001




Parshuram Mahadev Temple is a cave Shiva temple located at border of Pali district and Rajsamand district of Rajasthan state in India. The main cave temple comes in Rajsamand district, whereas Kund Dham comes in Desuri Tehsil of Pali district. It is about 100 km away from Pali and only 10 km from famous Kumbhalgarh fort. The place is 14 km from Sadri town and 160km from Jodhpur. Access from lower altitude Sadri side is easier; There are 500 stairs to reach down to the ancient cave from Sadri side. It is said that Parshuram, the sixth avatar of Lord Vishnu, made the cave with his axe and used to worship the lord Shiva at this serene place in the foothills of the Aravalis mountain range. The cave, 3,995 feet above sea-level, has naturally made figures of Lord Ganesh and Lord Shiva and also has nine Kunds which never go dry. This is one of the pleasant and delightful places. It is also known as Amarnath temple of Rajasthan and second Amarnath temple of India.

Puranic Significance

In the picturesque hills of Aravali, the Parshuram Mahadev Cave temple was built by Parshuram himself by cutting the rock with his fence. To reach this cave temple, you have to travel 500 steps. Inside this cave temple, there is a self-geographical location where Parshuram, the sixth incarnation of Vishnu, had performed rigorous penance for many years of Lord Shiva. On the basis of austerity, he had received, Akshay Tumar and Divya Charias from Lord Shiva. The surprising thing is that the entire cave remains in the same rock. The pattern above is like the cow’s thong. Natural self-geographical goofing is made right above the gender, from which there is continuous natural burning on Shivling. It is believed that Lord Parshuram, who was made under the main Shivling, had ever had austerity on Shiva’s harsh penance. In this cave, the shape of a monster remains on a rock. Parasurama was struck by his fists. According to a belief associated with this place, Lord Badrinath’s cupboard can open the same person who has visited Parshuram Mahadev. Another validation cave temple is associated with Swith Shivaling. There is a hole in the Cave Shivalinga in the temple, which is believed to be that the milk does not fall into the hole by milking it, even if it does not fill hundreds of water, Gets involved in At this place Parshuram had taught Danir Karna.

Special Features

This is an ancient temple which is believed to have been made by Lord Parshuram, the sixth avatar of Lord Vishnu. He carved the cave out of the Aravalli using his axe and meditated in front of the “Shiva Linga” seeking for the blessing of Lord Shiva. This place attracts a large mass of people twice a year when fairs are organized which usually fall in August/September.


Parshuram Mahadev Temple does not have any special program on Parshuram Jayanti, but every year Shravan Shukla Shishthi and Saptami get a huge fair here. Fairs are organised here twice a year. On the Shravan Shukla Sastami and Saptami (6th and 7th) usually falling in August/September a large fair held. According to an estimate, around 900,000 people visit the holy place every year.


1000-2000 Years old

Managed By

Archaeological Survey of India (ASI)

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