When is Dussehra in 2015
About DussehraDussehra is a festival of victory of good over evil and in this festival people worship Maa Durga. The name Dussehra is derived from Sanskrit word Dasha and Hara referring to victory of lord Ram over the ten headed demon king Ravana to get Sita back from Lanka. It is also celebrated for victory of maa Durga over demons like Mahishasura, Chanda-Munda and Shumbha-Nishumbha. Dussehra is celebrated over 9 days and it is celebrated in different ways in different states of India. On the day of Vijaydashmi which is also end of this festival people go to each other’s place and exchange gifts and sweets. This festival in celebrated all over India and everywhere it is celebrated in a different way.
Let us see what Wikipedia has to say about Dussehra and it is as below,
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 (Name of devil & in short Dasha and Hara (defeat)) referring to Lord Rama's victory over the ten-headed demon king Ravana.
The day also marks the victory of Goddess Durga over the demon Mahishasur. The name Dussehra is also derived from Sanskrit Dasha + Ahaha = Dasharahaha = Dasharaha. Ahaha means day. Example Aharnisha is derived from Ahaha+nisha. Goddess fought with evils for 9 nights and 10 days. The name Vijayadashami is also derived from the Sanskrit words "Vijaya-dashami" literally meaning the victory on the dashami (Dashmi being the tenth lunar day of the Hindu calendar month). Diwali the festival of lights is celebrated twenty days after Dussehra.
We would be writing articles for all the nine days and they are as below,
Navaratri Day 1 Pratipada : Ghatasthapana Shailputri Pujan
Navaratri Day 2 Dwitiya : Chandra Darshan Brahmacharini Pujan
Navaratri Day 3 Tritiya : Sindoor Tritiya Chandraghanta Pujan
Navaratri Day 4 chaturthi : Varad Vinayaka Chauth
Navaratri Day 5 Panchami : Upang Lalita Vrat Skandamata Pujan
Navaratri Day 6 Shashthi : Saraswati Awahan Katyayani Pujan
Navaratri Day 7 Saptami : Saraswati Puja Kalaratri Pujan
Navaratri Day 8 Ashtami : Durga Ashtami Mahagauri Pujan Sandhi Puja, Maha Ashtami
Navaratri Day 9 Navami : Ayudha Puja Durga Visarjan, Maha Navami
You would get to see SMS, HD wallpapers, wishes, messages for all these days and you would be seeing a lot of articles here.