Dussehra is also known as Vijayadashami. Dussehra is the Major festival of Hindu. It is observed on the tenth day of the Navratri. Dussehra falls in the Georgian month of September and October. This year Dussehra is falling on the 8th of October.
Dussehra is celebrated All over India. Dussehra is celebrated Differently As per Different regions of India.
Meaning Of Vijayadashami:- Vijayadashami Consist of Two words Vijaya means Victory and Dashami means Tenth. Name itself suggest Victory over the devil on the Tenth day of the festival.
Importance of Dussehra
According to Ramayan On this day, Ravan kidnapped Sita’s wife of ram.Ram request Ravan to release her but Ravan refused the request this leads to war between ram and Ravan. Ravan received a boon from Lord Bramha he could not be killed by God,No one can kill Ravan. He has ten heads.
Day by Day pester of Ravan increased. So Lord Vishnu incarnates as Ram.Ram killed Ravan ends the Devil raj. Finally big victory over the Devil so this Day is celebrated as Vijayadashami.
According to Mahabharat on this day battle start between Arjun and the entire kuru Army. Battle between Kaurav and Pandavas. Arjun alone defeated the entire kuru army it was called Arjun’s day. So this day is celebrated as the Dusshera.
Celebration of Dussehra in Different Region
In Northen India Dussehra is celebrated in honor of ram.Ram Lila and drama is performed on the ground. Artist gives a performance on the stage.
In Southern, India Dussehra is celebrated in varieties ways. The celebration starts with Durga puja and lighting up the temple.
Mysore Dussehra festival is most popular across India. In Mysore Pepole from all over the world will be gathered in Mysore palace. Mysore Dussehra festival organized for the past four Centuries.
In Western India Durga’s Image immersed in the water on this day.In Gujarat Effigies of Ravan Burnt.
In Eastern India, This day is observed as the Bijoya Dashami.Image of Durga Immersed in water.
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