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Dussehra | Vijayadashami

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Dussehra

Dussehra | Dasara
Dussehra
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
2021 Dussehra date: October 15 (Friday)
2022 Dussehra date: October 05 (Wednesday)
2023 Dussehra date: October 24 (Tuesday)
2024 Dussehra date: October 12 (Saturday)
Hindu Calendar Date:
Purnimanta - Dashami of Ashwin month (Shukla Paksha)
Amanta - Dashami of Ashwin month (Shukla Paksha)
2022 Dussehra Puja Time:
New Delhi - 14:07 to 14:54
Pune - 14:22 to 15:10
Chennai - 13:57 to 14:45
Kolkata - 13:23 to 14:11
Hyderabad - 14:03 to 14:51
Ahmedabad - 14:26 to 15:14
Noida - 14:06 to 14:54
Jaipur - 14:13 to 15:00
Mumbai - 14:26 to 15:13
Gurgaon - 14:08 to 14:55
Bengaluru - 14:08 to 14:56
Chandigarh - 14:09 to 14:56
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
Recipe:
  • Jalebi
  • Aloo Kachori
Attire:
  • Traditional clothes
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