Latest Hindu News & Events

Sant Dnyaneshwar Maharaj Palkhi Wari Yatra 2017Sant Dnyaneshwar Maharaj Palkhi Wari Yatra 2017
Alandi, Pune.. read more
 
Sant Tukaram Maharaj Palkhi Wari Yatra 2017Sant Tukaram Maharaj Palkhi Wari Yatra 2017
Dehu to Pandharpur.. read more
 
Child International FestivalChild International Festival
New Delhi metro station, New Delhi, New Delhi, India.. read more
 
 
Dussehra (Vijayadashami) 2017
 

About 2017 Dussehra (Vijayadashami) 2017

Dussehra (Vijayadashami)
30th September 2017 (Saturday)
 
Dussehra (Vijayadashami) Puja It is a prayer ritual performed to make offerings, honoring, evoking or worshipping gods. The ceremony can also be performed to pay homage to the beloved ones who are deadTime
Vijay Muhurat Time = 14:08 to 14:55 (0 Hours 45 Mins)
 
Aparahna Puja Time = 13:21 to 15:42 (2 Hours 21 Mins)

 

Dussehra - signify the victory of the good over evil

In India with the start of Ashwin month (Oct-Nov), there is the fervor of divinity and enthusiasm. Dussehra is one of the famous Hindu festivals that falls on the tenth day of this Month. It is commemorated in the honor of Rama.

Legend behind Dussehra


According to Hindu mythology, there was the king Ravana, who had the sister named Surpanakha. One day she was going through the forest and met exiled prince of Ayodhya, RamaRamaRama
 As of late, in the year 2007, the idea of whether Rama...
and his brother Lakshmana. Surpanakha proposed both of them. Unfortunately, both denied. Surpanakha still kept on insisting them, raged Laksmana smashed her nose. Insulted Surpanakha went to his brother Ravana, king of Lanka. He assured his sister that he would take revenge. He went in the forest with his friend Marisha. Marisha disguised as the ‘Golden Deer’. Rama’s wife SitaSitaSita
Sita is the most benevolent Goddess, who is known...
insisted her husband to get that deer. He went deep in the forest to kill that deer. When golden deer was dying, he called for help in  Rama’s voice. Sita heard and ordered LakshmanaLakshmanaLakshmana
Lakshmana, also known as Lakshana, is one of the eight chief wives or queens...
to help his brother. He had no choice and had to left after demarcating the hut with a line. He said to Sita that she would be safe if she would remain within that demarcation. Meanwhile, Ravana came outside the hut. He disguised as sage and asked Sita to serve him food. She had to come out of that demarcation. Ravana abducted Sita. Rama and Lakshmana returned to a hut, and they searched Sita everywhere but could not find her. They met HanumanHanumanHanuman
SRI HANUMAN is worshipped everywhere in India, alone...
, who helped to search Sita.  He gave them the news that Sita was in Lanka. Rama went there with Lakshmana along with the army of monkeys and other animals of which prominent were SugrivaSugrivaSugriva
In the Hindu epic Ramayana, Sugriva was the younger brother of Vali, whom he succeeded as ruler of the vanara or monkey kingdom Kishkindha...
along with Hanuman, AngadaAngadaAngada
Angada in the Indian epic Ramayana, is a vanara who helped Rama find his wife Sita and fight her abductor, Ravana. He was the son of Vaali and Tara and the nephew of Sugriva...
, NalaNalaNala
In the Hindu epic Ramayana, Nala is the vanara (monkey), who is credited as the engineer of the Rama Setu, a bridge across the ocean between Rameswaram (India) and Lanka, identified...
, Neela, and Jambavantha. They had the fierce battle for nine days with the Ravana’s Army.  During battle Ravana’s brother, Kumbhakarna and son Meghnath died. On the tenth day, Rama worshiped Aparajita before going to the battle with Ravana. In the battle, Rama slayed ten heads of Ravana. Since then this day is celebrated as Dussehra every year. Ram Lila was played for nine days before Dussehra and on the tenth-day effigies of Ravana, Kumbhakarna and Meghnath were burnt at various places. Many people worship Aparajita and Shami tree or Ashmantak tree.

Many places it is commemorated in the honor of Durga.

According Durga Mahtmaya Durga has the fierce battle with Demon Mahisasura for nine days and killed him on the tenth day i.e. on the day Dussehra or Vijay Dashmi.

In Bengal and many other places it is believed that Durga came on earth and stayed  in her parental house for nine days and on the tenth day she returned to her matrimonial home, abode of  ShivaShivaShiva
Shiva is one of the Supreme Gods of Hindu Trinity that ...
, Mt. kalasha. Since then idols of Durga are immersed in water.

In states like Tamil Nadu and Kerala, Dusshera holds special meaning. The day is considered a most auspicious day for commencing education or dance and music. Many people pray SaraswatiSaraswatiSaraswati
The name Saraswati is a combination of two Sanskrit words...
to bless them for success in their studies that they start on this day.

In Karnataka (especially Mysore) and Andhra Pradesh, Dusshera is celebrated with a great trumpet.  Large gathering can be witnessed in both the States.

Although Dussehra is celebrated in different ways across India, the fervor of joy & enthusiasm remains same. It has to spread the message of the victory of good over the evil.
 


 



 

 
 
 

Most Popular Indian Hindu Festival

 

All Hindu Festivals

 
 

Hindu Myths

Significance of Hanging Lemon - Chili In Shops or Business PlacesSignificance of Hanging Lemon - Chili In Shops or Business Placesread more
Reason behind Not to sleep with our head towards NorthReason behind Not to sleep with our head towards Northread more
Myth Buster - The birth behind the War God KartikeyaMyth Buster - The birth behind the War God Kartikeyaread more
The science behind Cow Worship in Hindu ReligionThe science behind Cow Worship in Hindu Religionread more
Unravelling the mystery behind the Third Eye of Lord ShivaUnravelling the mystery behind the Third Eye of Lord Shivaread more
Why Hindus rub, kiss their palms in the morning?Why Hindus rub, kiss their palms in the morning?read more
The secret behind Sati’s sacrificeThe secret behind Sati’s sacrificeread more
Does eating rice during Ekadashi days can harm us?Does eating rice during Ekadashi days can harm us?read more
Is Parad Shivlingum beneficial for us?Is Parad Shivlingum beneficial for us?read more
Why do Hindus join their hands and say Namaste while greeting?Why do Hindus join their hands and say Namaste while greeting?read more
 
 
BROWSE BY CATEGORY
 
 
Top Rated Wallpaper
  • Gandaki shakti peeth gray or golden color wallpaper
  • Maa annapurna karota shakti peeth blue color wallpaper with star effects
  • Maa mahakali jaintia shakti peeth blue color wallpaper
  • Maa mahakali jaintia shakti peeth multi color lighting wallpaper with spiral effects
  • Maa Manasa devi multi color wallpaper with background effects
  • Kali Mata Kalighat shakti peeth blue color wallpaper with spiral effects
  • Kali Mata Kalighat shakti peeth brown color wallpaper with spiral effects
  • Mata narmada sona shakti peeth multi color wallpaper with spiral effects
  • Mata kalmadhava amarkantak shakti peeth multi color wallpaper with star lighting effects
  • Mata kalmadhava amarkantak shakti peeth brown color wallpaper with star lighting effects
  • Mata kalmadhava amarkantak shakti peeth blue color wallpaper with spiral effects
  • Mata vedagarbha kanchipuram shakti peeth sunlight wallpaper
  • Mata vedagarbha kanchipuram shakti peeth brown color wallpaper with star lighting effects
  • Mata lalitha devi prayag shakti peeth orange color wallpaper with spiral effects
  • Mata kamakhya devi shakti peeth blue color wallpaper with star lighting effects
  • Mata mangala chandika devi Harsiddhi or Ujjain shakti peeth sunlight wallpaper
Top Viewed Wallpaper
  • Bhole baba smoking chillum of bhang
  • Shri sant gajanan maharaj beautiful Hd Wallpaper for free download
  • Angry Lord Shiva meditation stylish Hd Wallpaper with lighting effects for free download
  • Bhagwan Swami Shree Samarth Maharaj wonderful Hd Wallpaper for free download
  • Lord shiva smoking chillum of bhang
  • Radha Soami Satsang Beas Guru Baba Gurinder Singh stylish HD Wallpaper for free download
  • Angry lord Shiva blue colour Hd Wallpaper for free download
  • Sant Shri Savata Mali awesome HD Wallpaper for free download
  • Sant Satguru Ravidass Ji Maharaj awesome HD Wallpaper for free download
  • Baba Jaigurudev ji Maharaj colorful Hd Wallpaper for free download
  • Maa Mansa Devi wonderful HD Wallpaper for free download
  • lord shiva angry tandav dance wallpaper
  • God Ganesha full HD beautiful wallpaper for free download
  • Lord shiva drinking of bhang wallpaper
  • Mahayogi guru Gorakhnath ji Maharaj beautiful Hd Wallpaper for free download
  • Sant Satguru Ravidass Ji Maharaj colorful HD Wallpaper for free download
  • Sherawali Mata Rani beautiful 3D HD Wallpaper for free download
  • Radha Soami Baba Gurinder Singh Ji HD Wallpaper
  • Sant Shri Dnyaneshwar Maharaj beautiful HD Wallpaper for free download
  • Free Baba Gurinder Singh RSSB HD Wallpaper Images