Vijayadashami 2017 | Vijaya Dashami

Vijayadashami is the tenth and last day of Durga Navratri. In Bengal it is the culmination day of Durga Puja. In 2017, Vijayadashami date is September 30.

Vijaya Dashami, known with various names – Dussehra or Dasara – signifies the victory of good over evil. This festival is celebrated with much gusto in every region of India and in Nepal.

As per North Indian legend, Vijaya Dashami is a commemoration day of Lord Rams victory over Ravan. On this day, Ravan Vadh, burning out huge effigies of Ravan, is performed. Ramlila celebrations are very popular events during Navratri and on Vijaya Dashami day.

Durga Visarjan is performed on this day and Durga Puja in Bengal is concluded with Devi immersion.

In Kerala, Vidyarambham is performed on Vijaya Dashami. Vidyarambham is an ancient ritual of initiating children into the world of knowledge.

Ayudha Puja is also performed on this day in some places of India. Shami Puja and Aparajita Pooja are some other main rituals of Vijaya Dashami.

In Maharashtra, Simollanghan, crossing the borders of a place, is done.

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Vijayadashami 2017 in other countries

Vijayadashami 2017 date in USA – September 30

Vijayadashami 2017 date in Canada – September 30

Vijayadashami 2017 date in UK & other European countries – September 30

Vijayadashami 2017 date in UAE & other Gulf countries – September 30

Vijayadashami 2017 date in Singapore – September 30

Vijayadashami 2017 date in Malaysia – September 30

Vijayadashami 2017 date in Australia – September 30

Vijayadashami 2017 date in New Zealand – September 30

Vijayadashami 2017 date in South Africa & African countries – September 30

Panchang, Vijayadashami – 30 September 2017

Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:21 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:11
Chandrodayam (Moonrise) 14:37 Chandrastama (Moonset) 25:58

Today’s Panchangam
Paksha (Fortnight) Shukla Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Dashami – 25:35*
Nakshatra Uttara Ashadha – 18:16
Yoga Atiganda – 12:00
Karana Garaja – 25:35*

Today’s Panchang
Purnimanta Month Ashwin
Amavasyanta Month Ashwin
Shaka Samvatsara: Hevilambi
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Sadharana
Rahu Kalam: 09:19 – 10:47
Gulika Kalam: 06:21 – 07:50
Yama Gandam: 13:45 – 15:14

Today’s Rashi
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Kanya
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Makara

Auspicious Time
Amrita Kalam 11:12 – 12:58
Abhijit: 11:53 – 12:40

Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 22:35 – 24:18*
Durmuhurthams: 07:09 – 07:56

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  1. Vidyaranya says:

    which day during Navaratri to feed the Kanya