6 Interesting facts about Mahabharat and Vedvyas
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Mahabharat has been written with one lakh shlokas. After finishing writing it, Vedvyas was himself not satisfied with it.
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Lord Ganesha was pleased to write this epic and he agreed, but with a condition. It was that he would write it completely in one go and if stopped in between, he won’t finish it.
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Vedvyas agreed on his condition, but added his condition as well, which was Lord Ganesha would only write a shloka after he has understood it well. Lord Ganesha agreed. Vedvyas used to speak shlokas fast and after every 10-15 shlokas used to say a very tough one, which Ganesha would take some time to understand. In the meanwhile, Vedvyas would make more new shlokas.
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Vedvyas had written Mahabharat before the actual incident of Mahabharat. He was himself a part of this epic.
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In Mahabharat, Vedvyas has mentioned about the beginning of this world till the kalyuga.
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Even after writing complete Mahabharata, Vedvyas wasn’t happy about it. He always used to feel something missing. One day he was sitting with a bad mood when Narad Muni crossed him. Narad suggested him that his epic is based on worldly things and this is why he is unhappy about it.