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Description : In India, Dussehra and Vijayadashami are used interchangeably. Both terms represent the same festival and observed on Shukla Paksha Dashami during Ashwin month as per Hindu lunar calendar. [...more]
Also Called : Vijayadashami, Dasara
Significance : killing of 10 headed demon Ravana
Deity(s) : Lord Rama, Goddess Aparajita, Shami Tree
Key Rituals : Ravana Dahana (burning effigy of demon king Ravana)
Mythological Figures : Lord Rama, Goddess Sita, Lakshmana, Ravana

2016 Dussehra date : October 11 (Tuesday)
2017 Dussehra date : September 30 (Saturday)
2018 Dussehra date : October 19 (Friday)
2019 Dussehra date : October 08 (Tuesday)

Hindu Calendar Date :
Purnimanta - Dashami of Ashwin month (Shukla Paksha)
Amanta - Dashami of Ashwin month (Shukla Paksha)

2017 Dussehra Puja Time :
Jaipur - 14:14 to 15:01
Chennai - 13:57 to 14:45
Mumbai - 14:27 to 15:14
Kolkata - 13:24 to 14:12
Gurgaon - 14:09 to 14:56
Hyderabad - 14:04 to 14:52
Bengaluru - 14:08 to 14:56
Ahmedabad - 14:27 to 15:14
Chandigarh - 14:10 to 14:57


Observances :
  • mocking killing of demon Ravana through Ramlila
  • effigy of Ravana getting burned in public event
  • display of firework
  • sisters putting Tika on the forehead of brothers
  • Sindur Utsav in West Bengal [...more]

Art Work :
Dussehra Images
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