DUSSEHRA FESTIVAL

Triumph of good over evil. A cultural festival of india which has a deep admiration in the lives of Hindus. A festival of faith, a festival of light over darkness. This festival is also called Vishyadasmi or maha navmi, the longest and the most auspicious festival in hindu’s is navratri. The term is made up of two words called nav- means nine and ratri means nights. The speciality of this festival is this that it comes twice in the year.
On this auspicious occasion maa durga , bahdrakali, jagdamba, anapurna, sarvamangla, bharavi, chandika, lalita, bhavani and mookambika are worshipped.
There are three main navratris celebrated in india
One is sharad navratri which falls in the month of October and November
Basant navratri which falls in the month ofmarch and april
Ashadh navratri which falls in the month of july and august.
A symbol of good over evil. It is celebrated on the tenth day of the month called Ashwin in Hindu’s calendar, generally falls in the month of October and November. It is celebrated immensely by India, Bangladesh, Nepal and Srilanka.
It is celebrated as the victory of lord Rama’s victory over Ravana, also celebrated because on this day Hindu’s Goddess Durga wrecked Mahishasur.
Before dusshera there are nine days which are called navratri are classified as per three qualities of tamas, rajas, sattva.
Tamas where goddess id fierce like durga and kali.
Next three days are related to laxmi- gentle and oriented like goddess laxmi.
Rest three days are of sarvswat- sattva
Instead of his cultured significance there is another significance related to dusshera , that is its time and place of celebration, it is celebrated in kullu, land of lord shiv, with pomp and show. The dusshera celebrate there is slightly different from what is celebrated in the rest of the country. It starts when the rest of the country ends its fair.
The possession of lord raghunath along with other deities are taken out. A fair is is organised at international level, which rests for next seven days. The event is great so the enthusiasm.

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