Dussehera

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Vijayadashami or Dussehra (Dasara) is solemnized as the ‘Triumph of Lord Rama, Goddess –Sita and Lord-Laxman’ after 13 years of exile. This tremendous victory was over the ten-headed Demon-king- Ravana and Goddess Durga over the Demon Mahishasura. This occasion epitomize the conquest good over evil. - Dussehera got his name from Dus mean ten and Hara means defeat. It is remarked with a great devotion and fanfare in the Indian states of Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana and Karnataka. It is also commemorated with a name- Dashain in the neighbouring Country- Nepal. It is celebrated on the 10th day of the month of Ashvina in October which is famed as the seventh month of the Hindu calendar, with the appearance of the full moon- shukla paksha (bright fortnight ). On the auspicious fest of Dasara- some important customs are also performed including- Shami Puja, Aparajita Puja and Seema Avalanghan during Aparahna period in the Hindu religion. Dussehera

Dussehra Date and Time:

Dashami Tithi Begins = 18:58 on 18/Oct/2018

Dashami Tithi Ends = 21:27 on 19/Oct/2018


Vijayadashami (Dussehra) Puja Time:

Vijay Muhurat = 13:16 to 14:00

Duration = 0 Hours 44 Mins Aparahna

Puja Time = 12:32 to 14:44

Duration = 2 Hours 12 Minutes

Places: Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana and Karnataka, Nepal.

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