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Vedvyas Shiva Pitha at Rourkela in Orissa – Veda Vyasa Wrote Mahabharata Here

Vedvyas Shiva Pitha is an ancient temple dedicated to Shiva at Rourkela in Orissa. The popular belief is that Veda Vyasa Wrote Mahabharata in a cave located here.

Vedvyas Shiva Pitha is located on the bank of confluence of three rivers Brahmani, Koel and Sankha. A dip or bath performed at confluence helps in redemption of sins.

Hundreds of devotees visit this sacred place daily and the number of devotees swell into thousands during Shivaratri and Shravan mela.

The management is planning to construct a hanging bridge over the Brahmani River to connect Rourkela city to the temple.

The place is located around 15 km from Rourkela.