Vijayadashami ( Bengali: ?????????? . Kannada: ???????? . Malayalam: ???????? . Mahratti: ????????? . Nepalese: ????? ???? . Oriya: ????????? . Tamil: ???????? . Telugu: ???????? . Konkani: ???? . Panjabi: ????? ) besides known as Dashahara. Dussehra. Dashain ( in Nepal ) . Navratri or Durgotsav is one of the most of import Hindu festivals celebrated in assorted signifiers. across India. Nepal and Bangladesh.
The name Dussehra is derived from Sanskrit Dasha-hara literally means remover of 10 mentioning to Lord Rama’s triumph over the ten-headed devil male monarch Ravana. [ 1 ] The twenty-four hours besides marks the triumph of Goddess Durga over the devils Mahishasur. The name Vijayadashami is besides derived from the Sanskrit words “Vijaya-dashmi” literally intending the triumph on the dashmi ( Dashmi being the ten percent lunar twenty-four hours of the Hindu calendar month ) . Significance
As the name suggests Vijayadashmi or Dussehra is celebrated on the 10th twenty-four hours of the month of Ashwin harmonizing to the Hindu lunisolar calendar which corresponds to September or October of the Gregorian calendar. The first nine yearss are celebrated as Maha Navratri ( Devnagari: ???????? . ‘nine nights’ ) or Sharada Navratri ( the most of import Navratri ) and culminates on the 10th twenty-four hours as Dasara.
In India. the crop season begins at this clip and so the Mother Goddess is invoked to get down the new crop season and reactivate the energy and birthrate of the dirt. This is done through spiritual public presentations and rites which are thought to raise cosmic forces that rejuvenate the dirt. Many people of the Hindu religion observe through societal assemblages and nutrient offerings to the Gods at place and in temples throughout Nepal and India. [ edit ]
Victory of God Rama over Ravana
See besides: Ramayana. Shri Rama. and Ravana
Effigy of Ravana Burnss
On this twenty-four hours in the Treta Yug. Rama. besides called Shri Ram. the 7th embodiment of Vishnu. killed the great demon Ravana who had abducted Rama’s married woman Sita to his land of Lanka. Rama. his brother Lakshmana. their follower Hanuman and an ground forces of monkeys fought a great conflict to deliver Sita. The full narration is recorded in the heroic poem Ramayana. a Hindi Bible.
Rama had performed “Chandi Homa” and invoked the approvals of Durga. who blessed Rama with secret cognition of the manner to kill Ravana. On the twenty-four hours of Ashvin Shukla Dashami. Rama’s party found Sita and defeated Ravana. Thus it is termed as Vijaya Dashami. Based on the illations from Valmiki’s Ramayana. Kalidas’s Raghuvans. Tulsidas’s Ram Charit Manas. and Keshavdas’s Ram Chandra Yas Chandrika every bit good as common perceptual experience in India. Rama. Sita. and of Lakshmana returned to Ayodhya on the thirtieth twenty-four hours of Ashvin ( 19–20 yearss after Vijayadashmi ) . To tag the return of Lord Rama. in the eventide. the occupants of Ayodhya lit their metropolis with 1000000s of earthen lamps ( called Deepak ) . Since so. this twenty-four hours is celebrated in India as Deepawali or Diwali.
Many people perform “Aditya Homa” as a “Shanti Yagna” and declaim Sundara Kanda of Srimad Ramayana for 5 yearss. These Yagna public presentations are thought to make powerful agents in the ambiance environing the house that will maintain the family environment clean and healthy. These rites are intended to free the family of the 10 bad qualities. which are represented by 10 caputs of Ravana as follows: Kama vasana ( Lust )