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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.
- also known as Dashera, Dusshera, Bijaya Dashami, Vijayadashami, dasara, Vijaya dashami
- official website: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vijayadashami
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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...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Into 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 ...
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 ...
Festivals of India (2002)
Dussehra is a day for ...
Redemption 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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).
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 ...
by Karel Werner
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- The Real Meaning of Dussehra
This exclusive video is a doorway to imbibe the real essence of 'Dussehra', an important Hindu festival celebrated zealously worldwide. This video by revered ...
- Understanding The "True Meaning Of Vijayadashami / Dasara / Dussehra " By Nalini Didi ji
Vijayadashami is celebrated on the tenth day of the Hindu autumn lunar month of Ashvin, or Ashwayuja which falls in September or October of the Western ...
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