जमदग्नि

jamadagni ek param tejasvi rrishi the, jo 'bhriguvanshi' rrichik ke putr the. inaki ganana 'saptrrishiyoan' mean hoti hai. inaki patni raja prasenajit ki putri renuka thian. bhriguvanshiy jamadagni ke putr parashuram the, jinhean bhagavan vishnu ka avatar mana jata hai.

parichay

jamadagni bhriguvanshi rrichik ke putr the. inaki patni ka nam renuka tha, jo raja prasenajit ki putri thian. jamadagni ne apani tapasya evan sadhana dvara uchch sthan prapt kiya tha, jisase sabhi unaka adar satkar karate the. jamadagni tapasvi aur tejasvi rrishi the. unake aur renuka ke paanch putr the- 'rumanavan', 'sushen', 'vasu', 'vishvavanas' aur 'parashuram'.

patni vadh sambandhit pauranik katha

rrishi jamadagni ki patni renuka ek pativrata evan ajnakari stri thian. vah apane pati ke prati poorn nishthavan thian, kiantu ek galati ke parinamasvaroop donoan ke sanbandhoan mean alagav ki sthiti utpann ho gee, jis karan rrishi ne unhean mrityu dand diya. katha ke anusar ek bar renuka jal lene ke lie nadi par geean, jahaan par chitrarath namak ek gandharv apsaraoan ke sath jalakri da kar raha tha. use dekhakar renuka us par asakt ho geean. jal lane mean vilanb ho jane se yajn ka samay samapt ho gaya. tab muni jamadagni ne apani yogashakti dvara patni ke maryada virodhi acharan ko dekhakar apane putroan ko mata ka vadh karane ki ajna di; parantu pita ki is ajna ko tin putroan ne manane se iankar kar diya, keval parashuram hi is kary ke lie taiyar hue. tab jamadagni ne apane in tin putroan ko pashan ho jane ka shap dekar unhean sanjnahin kar diya. pita ki ajnasvaroop parashuram maan ka vadh kar dete haian. parashuram ki pitribhakti dekhakar pita jamadagni unhean var maangane ko kahate haian aur parashuram pita se varadan maangate haian ki- "vah unaki mata ko kshama kar unhean jivit kar dean tatha sabhi bhaeeyoan ko bhi chetana yukt kar dean." is prakar unake varadanasvaroop unaki mata evan bhaee dobara jivan prapt karate haian.