At a distance of 8 km from Chiplun, 49 km from Guhaghar, 97 km from Ganpatipule and 98 km from Ratnagiri, Parshuram Temple is an ancient temple situated near the town of Chiplun on Mumbai-Goa National Highway in Maharashtra.
Parshuram Temple, also known as Shree Kshetra Parshuram, is a temple of Lord Parshuram, the sixth avatar of Vishnu in Hinduism. The temple was constructed by the Portuguese and the funds for its construction were provided by Janjirekar & Siddi. The temple was rebuilt by Swami Paramhansa Brahmendra. He was the Guru of Siddi Yakut khan of Janjira, Kanhoji Angre of Kolaba, Peshwa of Pune, Chhatrapati Sahu Maharaj, Tararani of Kolhapur.
According to the legend, Parshuram is an immortal avatar. After he rid the earth of all the Kshatriyas twenty-one times, Parshuram donated the entire earth to Maharishi Kashyap, thus he could not reside on that land. Parshuram shot an arrow in the Arabian Sea, and reclaimed the land of Konkan. Parshuram chose the Mahendragiri .....