Dussehra 2021: The Festival’s Date, History & Facts

Dussehra 2021: The Festival’s Date, History & Facts- This year, Dussehra or Vijayadashami will be observed on October 15 (Friday). Everything you need to know about the day’s history and significance.

But the Hindu festival is celebrated on Shukla Paksha Dashmi. A day after Maha Navami or at the end of Shardiya Navratri, in the Hindu lunar month of Ashwin.

Moreover, In Hindu mythology, Dussehra represents the triumph of good over evil, and there are two legends related with the holiday.

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The Importance and Rituals of Dussehra in 2021

The burning of his life-size effigy on Dussehra or Vijayadashami, along with Meghnad and Kumbhakaran‘s.

In Addition Dussehra represents the eradication of sins or negative traits, as each of Ravana’s heads represents a negative quality.

For many, Dussehra signals the start of Diwali preparations, which takes place 20 days after Vijayadashami, the day Lord Rama and Sita arrived in Ayodhya.

Therefore, In some regions of the country, worshiping the Shami tree on Vijayadashami has special significance.

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