A great sage called Vyasa, the grandfather of the Pandavas and the Kauravas, wrote the Mahabharata.
- Mahabharat is one of the two important epics of India.
- The festival of Guru Purnima is dedicated to Veda Vyasa.
- Vyasa was the son of Satyavati and Rishi Parashara.
- As per Hindu tradition, Veda Vyasa is considered as one of the seven immortals.
- Vyasa is also the writer of 18 major puranas.