Vedavyas, Rourkela

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Vedavyas is a place that attracts a large number of tourists. This scenic place is regarded as a tirtha. The location of the place adds to its charm and beauty. It is situated at a place where the waters of rivers Koel, Shankha and Saraswati unite. Because of this, the place is also known as Tridhara Sangaam. Situated at a distance of about 9 km from the city of Rourkela, this place holds historic significance.

The Gurukula and Vedic Ashram system of education is a well-known feature of this place. Legend says that the great saint, Maharishi Vyas had scripted the greatest Hindu epic, The Mahabharata, in this very spot. This has enhanced the importance of this place among the tourists. While visiting this beautiful spot, tourists can enjoy a tour of the Vyas Caves. The tour is conducted by means of boats. The place is ideal to be visited throughout the year.

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