The Vedvyas temple is located on the banks of the Brahmani river. It is just 5 km from Panposh and 12 km from Rourkela city. The atmosphere of the Vedvyas temple is calm and religious. It is named after the great Rishi Vedvyas – the writer of the Hindu epic Mahabharata. History has it that this was the birthplace of saint Veda Vyasa, and he wrote the Mahabharata in this Vedvyasa cave. The temple is situated at the confluence of the Koel, Sankh and Saraswati rivers.
Shiva Ratri and Kartik Purnima is the main festival of this temple, which attracts a large number of devotees. It is a famous temple in the Sundargarh district. Apart from Odisha, tourists from the nearby states of Chhatisgarh and Jharkhand come here to visit. Within the compound of this temple are worshipped the Shiva temple, Maa Saraswati’s Kund, Radha Krishna and Jagannath, Balabhadra and Goddess Subhadra. Vedvyas temple is one of the most popular tourist places in the Sundargarh District, Odisha.
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