Even after this, Parashurama's wrath did not subside. He felt uneasy
and full of anguish whenever he saw his sorrowful mother.
In his anguished heart was slowly taking shape a plan of action.
Finally, Parashurama vowed:
"All these kings are evil men. They stole the cow which had fed them; they killed
my father They made my' mother suffer widowhood. This entire kingly class should be
destroyed. The pious cannot live in peace till then. Let me sharpen the axe. I am going to
wipe out the whole lot of them.'"
Carrying the axe on his shoulder, he traversed the earth twenty-one times chopped off
all the anogant Kshatriya, wiping out the entire royalty.