Dussehra, a Hindu festival, is also known as Vijayadashami.Dussehra is one of the major Hindu festivals that marks the end of Navratri. The festival is celebrated as the victory of Lord Rama over Ravana. It also celebrates the triumph of Goddess Durga over the demon Mahishasura. In many places, the effigies of Ravana are burned on this day to signify the destruction of evil, along with fireworks.
When is Dussehra 2022: Date
In 2022, Dussehra will be celebrated on October 5th, 2022. On this same occasion, Bengalis observe Bijoya Dashmi, which marks the tenth day of Durga Puja.
When is Dussehra 2022: Time
Dashmi tithi begins at 02:20 PM on October 4, 2022
Dashmi tithi ends at 12:00 PM on October 05, 2022
When is Dussehra 2022: History
There are many mythological stories behind this festival. This day in some parts of India signifies the day on which Goddess Durga Killed Mahishasura.That is how all the nine avatars of Goddess Durga are worshipped in the Navratri.
The mythology also says that goddess durga should be immersed in water with the devotees, signifying the departure of goddess durga.
In south India, the dussehra festival is observed as the day when chamundeshwari killed the demon mahishasura.
When is dussehra 2022: significance
Dussehra is the festival of the victory of good over evil. This festival signifies those wrongdoings on some of the other days that come in front of everyone. All government offices, educational institutions, and other offices remain closed during the festival period.
The festival falls in September or October, starting from the shukla paksha (bright lunar night) of the month of Ashwin and ending on Purnima, the full moon. Among the fifteen days on which it is celebrated, the most important days are the first, seventh, eighth, ninth, tenth, and fifteenth.Dussehra is considered a day for starting new businesses or new investments.In south India, admitting young children to schools is considered auspicious on this day.