Dussehra Festival Celebration in India

Dussehra is a Hindu festival that celebrated the victory of good over evil. Dussehra is also known as Vijaya Dashami, Dasara or Dashain in different parts of India. It is one of the greatest Hindu festivals which is observed on the tenth day of Navratri. | Dussehra Festival Celebration |

Dussehra Festival Celebration

Dussehra Festival Celebration

It is devoted to the celebrating the defeat of the demon King Ravana by Lord Rama in the holy Ramayana. And this year, India is celebrating Dussehra on October 19, 2018. Delhi and Varanasi are the most popular places to witness the grand celebration of Dussehra.

Dussehra Festival Celebration

Dussehra Festival Celebration

According to the Hindu calendar, it is marked on the 1oth day of the bright half of the month of Ashvin. Dussehra festival is celebrated with a lot of joy and pomp in most of the cities of India. The preceding nine days to Dussehra are collectively known as Navratri.

Dussehra Festival Celebration

Dussehra Festival Celebration

The festivals of Dussehra is considered as one of the most auspicious days to start any new venture. As people believe that it is bound to be successful. During the time of the festival, Ram Leela is held in the evening in most parts of India. In West Bengal, Dussehra is celebrated as Bijoya Dashami.

Dussehra Festival Celebration

Dussehra Festival Celebration

On this holy day, Goddess Durga goes back to her abode from the earth. If you want to witness the ancient Ram Lila celebration, then old Delhi around the Red Fort is the ideal place. In Gujarat, Dussehra is celebrated with the Navratri celebrations and Garba Dandiya Raas dances.

Dussehra Festival Celebration

Dussehra Festival Celebration

And Mysore Dussehra is celebrated in a distinctive manner. Several fairs and cultural performances are organized with the grand parade of elephants which escort the idol of Goddess throughout the city. In Kullu, with amazing hues where people dance with joy and elation to rejoice the festive day of Dussehra.

Dussehra Festival Celebration

Dussehra Festival Celebration

People also celebrate Dussehra / Vijaya Dashami with bonfires and fireworks. Further people also burnt the paper and wood effigies of Ravana on the bonfires to celebrate the victory of good over evil.

Dussehra Festival Celebration

Dussehra Festival Celebration

Dussehra Festival Celebration

Travel to these popular destinations in India and Celebrate Dussehra!
Mirzapur to Varanasi Taxi
Delhi to Ahmedabad Taxi
Ahmedabad to Rajkot Taxi
Kanpur to Varanasi Taxi
Kolkata to Mayapur Taxi
Magadi to Mysuru Taxi
Mysore to Bangalore Taxi
Dussehra Festival Celebration

Dussehra Festival Celebration

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Roshan Dibya Ranjan

Hi! I’m Roshan. I started my travels without any plans to unknown destinations. I always believe that ‘We live only once’. So I try to make most of my life by traveling around the world. travel and photography is just an integral part of my life. For me, as a photographer ‘Every face has a story to tell’.

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