Dashain is the most celebrated and the biggest festival of Nepal, Bhutan and some North Eastern states of India.
Dashain festival starts on September 21 with Ghatsthapana and ends on September 30 with Vijayadashami Tika or Bijayadashami. Tika and Jamara will continue till October 5 in 2017.
Dasain 2017 dates – Dashain 2017 Calendar or Schedule of Dashian Festival in 2017:
Ghatasthapana 2017: September 21 (Sowing Jamara)
Fulpati 2017 or Saptami: September 27
Durga Ashtami: 28 September
Navami: 29 September
Dashain Tika or Bijayadashami Tika 2017: 30 September
Tika and Jamara – from 1 October to 5 October 2017
Dashain festival is similar to Durga Navratras celebrated in India. The rituals and pujas during the both festivals are same but Dashain is celebrated for 15 days whereas Durga Navaratras is culminated on 10th day.