Parshuram kund is a Hindu pilgrimage centre situated at Telu Shati/Tailung area of Mishmi plateau in the lower reaches of the Lohit River, approximately 48 kms via Tohangam from Tezu, the Headquarters of Lohit District in Arunachal Pradesh. hills district comprising Mishmi inhabited areas.
It is a famous holy place of worship which is steeped in Hinduism and is much venerated by them. It falls within the Kamlang reserve forests and is surrounded by dense forests.
According to Hindu faith, the sage Parshuram, on the advice of some sages is said to have wandered all over the Himalayan range to atone for the sin of matricide initiated by his father. The axe that was stuck to his hand fell away cleaving the mountain that sprang the Brahmakund.
The focal point of Makar Sankranti which falls on 14th and 15th January is the Parshuram kund Mela which is celebrated in Telu Shati/Tailung area in Lohit District and which is a regular event since 1972. The Mela is held both at District Headquaters,Tezu and Parshuram kund/ Telu Shati/Tailung area which is 199 kms from Dibrugarh, the nearest Airport. During the Mela held from 1st week of January to 31st January, pilgrims and common visitors from all over the country and Nepal visit the place for sightseeing and holy dip at the famous Lohit River. The District Administration with the collaboration of the Department of Tourism has been making elaborate arrangements for security along with provision of shelters.
Other public facilities like drinking water, toilets, ration shops and medical centers are also arranged for safe and comfortable stay of pilgrims.
How to Reach:
Nearest Airport - Mohanbar Airport, Dibrugarh, Assam
Nearest Railway Station - Tinsukia Railway Station, Assam
Daily private vehicle/Arunachal State Transport Service available at Tinsukia