Jamadagni was naturally happy over his
son's heroism. He was very happy at the return of Kamadhenu. But he wondered whether a
Brahmin could afford to get so terribly angry.
He advised his son: 'Dear Parashurama, no doubt you are a great hero. Such valour
should be the pride of anybody. But you should have kept your wrath under check. See now,
you have killed so many people and the responsibility for that cruelty lies upon you. You
should rid yourself of this sin. Go on a pilgrimage and visit holy places. Return to the
"As you order, father", said Parashurama and bowing to him left upon
pilgrimage. He traveled for a year and returned to help his father in his chores.