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Parashuram Kund Snan on Makar Sankranti in Tezu in Arunachal Pradesh

Parashuram Kund or lake is located near Tezu in Arunachal Pradesh and thousands of people perform holy bath here during Makar Sankranti. In 2025, Makar Sankranti Snan is on the morning of January 14. As per Kalika Purana, Parashuram, the six avatar of Hindu God Vishnu, washed away the sin of killing of his mother (Goddess Renuka) by bathing in the waters of this lake also known as Brahma kund.

Devotees after taking holy dip also visit the remains of an ancient temple at Malinithan on the day. The temple is dedicated to Shiva. Malinithan is located near Likabali on the northern bank of the Brahmaputra. Over a hundred carved images including that of Surya, Goddess Parvati and a huge Nandi bull are the main attraction in the temple.

Parasuram Kund is on River Lohit and is around 15 km northeast of Tezu the headquarters of Lohit District.