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Sage Parasara Jayanti

Sage Parashara, father of Sage Veda Vyasa, is a Vedic Rishi. Parasara Jayanti observed on the Vaishakh Shukla Paksha Pratipada is believed to be the day when Sage Parasara was born. Sage Parasara Jayanti 2024 date is May 9.

Parashara was a wandering Sanyasi and was the grandson of Sage Vashishta and the son of Shakti Maharishi.

Several verses in the Rig Veda is believed to have been authored by the Sage. A code of laws for Kali Yuga known as Parasara Smriti is authored by Him.

The main speaker in the Vishnu Purana is also Sage Parashara.