Dashahara is a major festival of Hindus. This festival is celebrated for ten days in the Shukla Paksha of the twenty-third month. These days, worship of various forms of Durga is worshiped. The last day of the festival is celebrated as Vijayadashami. The victory of truth on the untrue is the main message of this festival.
Dussehra in 2020 is on Sunday, the 25th of October (25/10/2020).
Dussehra (also know as Vijayadashami, Dasara, or sometimes Dashain) is celebrated on the tenth day of the month of Ashwin according to the Hindu lunisolar calendar which corresponds to September or October of the Gregorian calendar.
About Dussehra Muhurat
1. Dusshera is celebrated on the Ashwin Shukla Dashami during Aparahan Kaal. This Kaal is the duration of the time which begins from the tenth Muhurat after sunrise and ends before the twelfth Muhurat.
2. If Dashami is prevailing for 2 days and Aparahan Kaal is being covered only during the second day, Dussera will be celebrated on the second day only.
3. If Dashami is prevailing during the Aparahan Kaal of 2 days, Dushera will be celebrated on the first day only.
4. If Dashami is prevailing through the 2 days but not in the Aparahan Kaal of any day, Dussehra festival will be celebrated on the first day.
Mother Durga is the goddess goddess of power. Power is very important in life, so devotees pray for strength from Durga. Statue of Mahishasur Mardini Mata Durga is set up in Pt. Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand and other states. Durga Sasvashti is being read for nine days. Shankh, Ghandial and Nagaradas are ringed. Smoky in the places of worship. The torches are decorated. Fasting and fasting are kept in Navaratri. There is a special puja in the temples. There are programs to share the prasad and anchor running.
Ramlila is staged in different provinces of North India. It is said that on the day of Vijaya Dashami Lord Rama slaughtered the King of Lanka, the proud king. Ravana was a tyrannical and arrogant king. He kidnapped Ram's wife Sita with the trick. Ram has made friendship with Wanarraj Sugriva to liberate Sita from the clutches of Ravana. They crossed the sea with the Vanary army and climbed on Ravana.
The fierce battle took place. In this war, all the heroic warriors, Meghnad, Kumbhakarna, Ravana, were killed. Ram, who came to his ashram, made his brother Vibhishan, the brother of Ravana, became the king of Lanka and his wife left for Sita to Ayodhya. Ramlila shows a detailed view of these incidents. By this Shriram's demeanor purushottam form is exposed.
There are other religious and cultural programs along with Ramlila. Fairs are organized at the place of place. Children participate with enthusiasm in the fair. They swing swinging and watch sports. There are enthusiasm and enthusiasm on every side. On Vijaya Dashmi, the program of combustion of the effigies of Ravana, Meghnad, and Kumbhakarna is done. Thousands of people participate in this. By burning effigies, people repeat the message of good victory over evil. There are also attractive fireworks on this occasion. Then people eat and share sweets.
On the day of Vijaya Dashami, there is a program of immersion of the statues of Mother Durga. People move on with trucks and trolleys by carrying statues. A large number of people are involved in this procession. The statues are taken through different routes and taken to the banks of a river or lake. There they are immersed. In this way, the festival that lasted for ten days ends.
Dussehra is a festival of devotion and dedication. Devotees worship Lord Durga with devotion. In Navaratri, nine different forms of Durga are worshiped. According to the requirement, Durga, Shellpurutri, Brahmacharini, Kushmanda, etc. take various forms and destroy the demonic powers. They are power etc. He is the only Shiva wife Parvati. The world wants to destroy them and destroy their inner demonic power. Durga Roop Jai gives birth and ends the hatred. They end up with man's wealth.
In India, Dussehra of Kutchu Valley is very famous in Himachal Pradesh. People here and abroad come to see Dussehra here. Here is the triennial of reverence, devotion, and joy.
In this way, Dashera comes every year and people are filled with devotion. Through festivals, people eradicate their bore and generate new excitement of working within them.