Located atop a hill next to Gnana Saraswati Temple, Vyasa Maharshi Cave is a sacred site cum tourist attraction in Basar, Telangana. This cave is dedicated to the author of the great Indian epic Mahabharata, Sage Vyasa. It is said that this cave was chosen by him for meditation. He was accompanied by his disciple, Sage Suka. An idol of Vyasa Muni has been established inside the cave that has turned it into a sacred site. Every day, various followers of Maharshi Vyasa visit this place and pay respects to the saint.
It Is Known For:-
1) In the ancient times, the region of Basar was known as Vyasapuri. As the times advanced, its name changed from Vyasapuri to Vasar and now it is Basar
2) The surroundings of this cave attract the attention of the visitors and thus, it is one among the most visited sites in Basar, Telangana
3) A small waterfall named Saraswati Waterfall is located near this cave. The people claim that the waters of this fall are divine and taking a dip can make a person get rid of his sins
Best Time To Visit:-
Vyasa Maharshi Cave is one of the prominent attractions and a pilgrimage site in Basar. The people from different directions of Basar pay a visit at this site. It can be visited throughout the year. The period between October-March is regarded as the pleasant time.
Vyasa Maharshi Cave lies adjacent to the hill of Gnana Saraswati. To reach the place, one can hire the service of the local jeeps, buses, and taxis.
Nearest Railway Station- Basar Junction
Nearest Airport- Hyderabad Airport
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