Author: Sreemati Sen

Vedvyas Fair

Reading Time: 1 minuteSreemati gives Different Truths a photographic view of the Vedvyas Mela also called the Shrivrati Mela. Vedvyas is renowned for the rural fair held during Shivratri. Known as the Vedvyas Mela or Shivratri Mela (March 7, this year), it is famous for the rural handicrafts displayed in the various stalls. Artisans from nearby villages work throughout the year […]

The Story of Rishi Vedvyas

Reading Time: 4 minutesThere are conflicting claims regarding the birthplace of the great Rishi Vedvyas. One school of thought says that he belonged to Vedvyas, Sundergarh, Odisha. Sreemati  recounts the lore about the Rishi in this exclusive report to Different Truths. Harihara Panda chose the perfect day to leave for heavenly abode. It was Mahashivratri. He had also chosen the […]