Vyasa

  • vyasa
    vyasa purana(puranik)
    vyasa granting sanjaya divine vision in the mahabharata
    festivalsfestival of guru purnima, is dedicated to him, and also known as the vyasa purnima
    personal information
    parents
    • parashara (father)
    • satyavati (mother)
    spousepinjalaa
    childrenvidura, shuka, pandu, dhritarashtra

    vyasa (ə/; sanskrit: व्यास, literally "compiler") is the legendary author of the mahabharata, vedas and puranas, some of the most important works in the hindu tradition. he is also called veda vyāsa (वेदव्यास, veda-vyāsa, "the one who classified the vedas") or krishna dvaipāyana (referring to his dark complexion and birthplace).

    the festival of guru purnima is dedicated to him. it is also known as vyasa purnima, the day believed to be both of his birth and when he divided the vedas.[1][2] vyasa is considered one of the seven chiranjivins (long-lived, or immortals), who are still in existence according to hindu tradition.

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Vyasa
Vyasa Purana(Puranik)
Vyasa granting Sanjaya divine vision in the Mahabharata
FestivalsFestival of Guru Purnima, is dedicated to him, and also known as the Vyasa Purnima
Personal information
Parents
SpousePinjalaa
ChildrenVidura, Shuka, Pandu, Dhritarashtra

Vyasa (ə/; Sanskrit: व्यास, literally "Compiler") is the legendary author of the Mahabharata, Vedas and Puranas, some of the most important works in the Hindu tradition. He is also called Veda Vyāsa (वेदव्यास, veda-vyāsa, "the one who classified the Vedas") or Krishna Dvaipāyana (referring to his dark complexion and birthplace).

The festival of Guru Purnima is dedicated to him. It is also known as Vyasa Purnima, the day believed to be both of his birth and when he divided the Vedas.[1][2] Vyasa is considered one of the seven Chiranjivins (long-lived, or immortals), who are still in existence according to Hindu tradition.