Vijayadasami 2013, Vijaya Dasami date in 2013

Vijayadasami, Durgadasami (Dasara, Dussehra), is celebrated on Shukla Paksha Dasami in Ashwin month. Vijayadasami 2013 date is October 13.

It is celebrated to commemorate the victory of good over evil. On this day, Mother Goddess Shakti demolished bufello demon Mahishasura. Usually, Navratri Durga Puja concludes on this day.

And, Lord Sri Rama killed demon king Ravanasura and returned to his kingdon Ayodhya where his people celebrated the festival of success (Vijayadashami). On the day of Vijaya Dashami, Ravanasura, who is also called Dashakanta was killed, to commemorate his defeat this festival is also called as ‘Dussehra’ / Dasara / Dassara.

‘Ravanasura Vadha’ – a tradition of blasting the idol of Ravana is performed on Vijaya Dashami in some places in India.

Simollanghan, Shami Puja, and Ayudha pooja are main rituals in North India during Vijayadasami. In Kerala and some places of Tamil Nadu and Karnataka, Vidyarambham or Saraswati Pooja is the main ritual of the day.

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Vijayadashami 2013 date in USA – 13 October

Vijayadashami 2013 date in Canada - 13 October

Vijayadashami 2013 date in UK & other European countries - 13 October

Vijayadashami 2013 date in UAE & other Gulf countries - 13 October

Vijayadashami 2013 date in Singapore - 14 October

Vijayadashami 2013 date in Malaysia - 14 October

Vijayadashami 2013 date in Australia - 14 October

Vijayadashami 2013 date in New Zealand - 14 October

Vijayadashami 2013 date in South Africa & African countries - 13 October

33 Comments

  1. Kumbh Mela comes after 12 years, and the Vanvas exile of Lord Rama who had to move out of Ayodhya lasted for 14 years.

  2. Kumbh Mela comes after 12 years, and the Vanvas exile of Lord Rama who had to move out of Ayodhya lasted for 14 years.

  3. It is celebrated to commemorate the victory of good over evil,so wish you all a very ‘Happy Dusshera’

  4. JAI AMBE MA – JAI MATA DI- MATA APKE GHAR MAIN SUKH SHANTI DE. AAPKE JEEVAN MAIN KHUSHIO BARSAYE.

    “HAPPPY DASERA”

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