Vijay Dashmi or Dusshera
After completion of nine days fasting, the 10th day is celebrated as Dusshera. It’s also called Vijay Dashmi. Dussehra is one of the popular Indian festivals. It’s celebrated all across the country with a great zeal.
Dussehra or Vijayadashami dates in the Year 2018
Date: 19th October 2018, Day: Friday
Vijayadashami Puja Time or Vijay Muhurat: 1:58 PM to 2:43 PM.
Why Is It Celebrated?
It’s the day considered as a victory of Lord Rama. On this day, Lord Rama killed the ten-headed demon king Ravana.
All devotees of Lord Rama celebrate this day with a great enthusiasm. People celebrate the victory of Lord Rama.
Story Behind Celebrating Dussehra :
Ramayana is one of very auspicious and important scripture of India. It depicts the glorify the life of Lord Rama.
People love to follow the rules taught by Lord Rama since he dedicated his life to justice and love.
Lord Rama teaches us to go along with values and the path of truth. And that’s why he killed Ravan.
The ten-headed demon Ravan was killed by Lord Rama on Dusshera and that’s why this day is celebrated every year with great zeal.
Dusshera is considered a day which indicated that truth always gets the win over evil. Lord Rama fought with demon Ravana continuously 10 days and got success to defeat him.
How Is Dusshera Celebrated?
On this day, a number of fair and Ramleela are organized. People go out with their families to enjoy the colorful fair. In the evening Ravan Dahan is also organized.
On this day, people with their loved one by sending messages and sweets. Dusshera is very popular among the children since they go out with their parents and enjoy various swings in fair.
Poojan Samagri To Perform Dusshera Puja
In order to perform pooja, you need to have all these items. Take a look; Supari, Laung, Rice, Chandan, sindoor, Dhoop, Ghee, Deepak, Kesar, Dona, Abheer, Gulal, Haldi Powder, Ganga Jal, Mishri, Red Cloth, Honey, Nariyal, Paan Ka Patte, Panchamrit, Fruits, Sweets, Phool Mala and Aasan.