Dussehra Festival of Durga Mata is a popular Hindu Festival Celebrated in India and is widely known as Vijayadashami, Maha Navaratri, Durgotsav, Dushera, Dasara, Durga Puja, Durga Mata Festival Etc. In Nepal this festival is called as Dashain. Dussehra is the most Auspicious Festival for Hindus, celebrated with great fervor throughout India.
Goddess Durga Mata is worshipped for 9 nights (nava-rathri) with 9 different avatars (incarnations) and the 10th day is celebrated as Dussehra / Vijayadashami. This Festival usually falls in the months of Mid September & October. Dussehra is the most Auspicious & Biggest festival of the year, celebrated throughout India with great fervor & respect Especially in West Bengal.
Dussehra 2013-Vijayadashami Festival-Navaratri Durga Puja Dates
When is Dussehra in 2013?
This year Dussehra Festival, Vijaya-Dashami is celebrated on 'October 14 2013'. I.e. second Monday of October Month...more
Significance of Dussehra Festival
Dussehra Festival 2013
Dussehra is a major Hindu festival that celebrates the victory of good over evil. On this very day, Lord Rama defeated and killed the demon, 'Ravana'. ..more