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Dussehra: Vijayadashami also known as Dussehra or Dasara or Dashain or Tenth day of Navratri or Durgotsav is one of the most important Hindu festivals celebrated in various forms, across India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh. The name Dussehra is derived from Sanskrit Dasha-hara literally means Dashanan ravan referring to Lord Rama's victory over the ten-headed demon king Ravana.

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Google previewSustainable Reconstruction of Highland and Headwater Regions (1995)

Proceedings of the third international symposium, New Delhi 6-8 October 1995 by R.B. Singh, Martin J. Haigh

Kullu Dussehra is an important cultural event of considerable tourist interest. Detailed assessment of solid waste...

Google previewHarmony

by Jyoti Swaroop, Geeta Oberoi

Santa Claus with children Dussehra Dussehra is an important festival of the Hindus. It marks the victory of good over evil. It is also called 'Vijayadashami'. It is celebrated for ten days. Fairs are organised in villages and towns. The effigies of ...

Google previewJourneys-Sem-2

by J. Isaac Rajkumar, P. Yesudhas, M. Uma Maheshwari, Jyoti Swaroop, Geeta Oberoi, Vikram Mehta, Dr LC Sharma

Christmas Dussehra Dussehra is an important festival of the ...

Google previewCurrent Affairs January 2016 eBook

by Jagran Josh by Jagran Josh

Kullu Dussehra is a centuries-old festival and celebrations begin on Vijaya Dashami, the day when the festivities end in rest of the country. The folk dance entered the Limca Book of Records in 2014 after about 8760 artists performed it at the ...

Google previewInto India (1973)

by John Keay

Dussehra is a Hindu festival sacred to the goddess Durga. Elsewhere in India, and particularly in Mysore city, it is a great occasion overshadowed only by the celebration, a few weeks later, of Divali. In Kulu it is more important than Divali ...

Google previewWater Planet: The Culture, Politics, Economics, and Sustainability of Water on Earth (2016)

The Culture, Politics, Economics, and Sustainability of Water on Earth by Camille Gaskin-Reyes

The Ganga Dussehra is a festival in Hardiwar, India, where Hindus approaching death can bathe in the river to ensure a good rebirth. In Catholicism, the reported sighting of the Virgin Mary by Bernadette Soubirous in Lourdes, France, in 1858 ...

Google previewFestivals of India (2002)

Dussehra is a day for ...

Google previewRedemption At Shirdi (2013)

by Translated by Indrani Maitra

Dussehra is a Hindu festival that celebrates the victory of good forces over evil forces. It spans ten days and is celebrated in a variety of traditions across India. 29 Dhanteras is an auspicious occasion celebrated two days before 117 ...

Google previewConcise Encyclopaedia of India (2006)

by K.R. Gupta & Amita Gupta

Dussehra is one of the significant Hindu festivals which is celebrated in India every year in Ashwin, seventh month of the Hindu calender. According to the Gregorian calendar, it falls in the month of September/October. It marks the ...

Google previewEncyclopaedic Dictionary of Religion (2005)

Dussehra : Hindu festival that celebrates the defeat of the demon King Ravan at the hands of Lord Ram (found in the epic Ramayana ). It is also the worship of goddess Durga. Dusts (worldly dusts) : A metaphor for all the mundane things that ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of North-East India: Sikkim (2001)

by Hamlet Bareh

Two important festivals of the Nepalese, the Dasain and the Tihar, are known as the Dussehra and Diwali respectively in other parts of India. Dasain is celebrated during the months of September-October (Ashwin in the Nepali calendar).

Google previewBritannica Student Encyclopedia (2014)

by Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc

honors Laksmi, the goddess of wealth October/November Vasantpanchami honors Sarasvati, the goddess of learning February Holi festival of colors; celebrates spring February/March Dussehra celebrates the triumph of the hero Rama over ...

Google previewA Popular Dictionary of Hinduism (2005)

by Karel Werner

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