“As Dussehra or Vijayadashami 2023 is just around the corner, here we share Happy Dussehra 2023 wishes to you all” On Dussehra, I pray that Lord Ram fills your life with happiness and success. Happy Vijayadashami to you and all at home.
Vijayadashami or Dusshera is the 10th and the last day of Durga Puja. This year 2023 holds this Vijayadashami in date on October 24. It is mostly celebrated by Hindus. All over India, people celebratethe fortunate day in many different ways. In some parts of the country, it’s the day Goddess Durga killed the demon Mahishasur. After the ‘9’ days of Navratri, the festival concludes with the immersion of the Durga idol. This was also known as the day of King Rama, an avatar of Vishnu, who killed Ravana, the 10-headed demon. In order to celebrate the legend, huge models of Ravanawill be burned.
What is the reason behind Golu?
The Golu festival of Navaratri celebrates the victory of good over evil, for ‘9’ auspicious nights, representing the efforts of MahaDevi and heavenly beings to conquerMahishasura.
Golu pandigai in South Indiaconcludes with Saraswati Puja, Ayudha Puja, and Vijayadashami in the last ‘3’ days.
Why Dussehrais celebrated for 9 days?
During the days of Dussehra, Lord Rama killed Ravana on the ’10th’ day of the battle. So, the first 9-days are celebrated as Navratri and the 10th day marks Dussehra.
Celebrate Dussehra with Joy & Love
In India, traditionally, Dussehrawill be filled with full of dances and joy. On this day, the whole community of people mixed met and mingled with each other. It is our wish that all of you must celebrate Dussehra with total involvement, joy, and full of love.
Every year, the Durga Puja festival starts on the 6th day of Sharad Navratri.
Dussehra is also known as one of the most prominent festivals of the Hindu community. It is also called Vijayadashami. This festival marks the victory of Lord Rama over the demonic ruler, Ravana who kidnapped Rama’s wife, Sita. This festival will be celebrated largely among the Hindu community people. This day is celebrated after the conclusion of the nine-day-long festival of Navratri.
Facts of Durga pooja
Durga Puja celebrations were first started by landlords or zamindars of Dinajpur and Malda between the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries.
Best places to observe Dussehra in 2023
There are so many places in India that will celebrate Durga pooja in a grand manner. They are,
Each year pandals are created where beautiful idols of Maa Durga killing Mahishasura are kept. Also seen with Maa Durga are Lakshmi, Ganesh, Kartikeya, and Saraswati who are also worshipped.
What are all the countries that celebrate Durga Pooja?
Durga pooja is a festival that is not only celebrated in India but also celebrated in the countries like US, UK, Australia, Bangladesh, Nepal, and China.
Which country is famous for Navarathri?
Navratri, a nine-day festival dedicated to the worship of Goddess Durga, is one of the most celebrated festivals in India. It is a time of great joy and enthusiasm, and people from all over the country come together to celebrate this festival in a happy mood.
Facts of Durga pooja
As soon as the Asura changes his original form, a buffalo, Durga swiftly beheaded him. So, freeing heaven and earth of the tyrant. Hence Durga is known as the Mahishaasura Mardini.
“ Goddess Durga is an embodiment of Shakti, courage, love, and care. A powerful goddess who can vanquish demons single-handedly and a mother who devotes her all to her children ”
According to tradition, the idol or pratima of Durga is made of clay and the accompanying gods and goddesses four in number are called ek chala one cover. The eyes of the goddess are supposed to be painted last and in complete darkness, in the presence of only one sculptor. This important ritual is called Chokku daan - offering the eyes and is one of the most touching moments for the sculptor who spends months creating the pratimas. The Chokku daan ceremony marks the beginning of the Divine Mother's journey in the mortal world.
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