- The 5 sons of king Pandu by his wives Kunti &
Matri - Yudhishtra, Bheema, Arjuna were born to Kunti. Nakula
& Sahadeva were born to Matri....Read more
was the grandson of Sage Vasishtar, (one of the
He was a wandering maharishi who had given up all
As he was travelling in Satyawathi
boat, he realised through divine vision that the time was right to
bring forth a great soul into this world and that a child conceived at
that time, would be an amsam of Lord Vishnu. Sage Vyaasar
was thus born through the union of Parasarar and Sathyawathi.
Sage Vyaasa was brought up by his father Parasarar who passed on all his
knowledge to his son.