Dasara Navaratri at Arasavalli Temple

Dasara Navaratri at Arasavalli Temple is a big festival which attracts thousands of devotees. In 2019, Dasara Navaratri at Arasavalli Temple begins on September 29 and ends on October 8 with Vijayadashami Utsavam. Asweeyuja suddha Padyami to Dasami, Dusserah Navratri’s are celebrated (Srarannavaratri), Chakrarchana, Avararachana, Homam will be performed. The famous Sun God Temple situated […]

Vahana Puja on Vijaya Dashami, Vehicle Puja

Vahana Puja, thanksgiving puja to vahanas or vehicles, is popularly observed on Vijaya Dashami (Dussehra / Dasara). In 2018, it is performed on October 18. As Vijaya Dashami is dedicated to celebrate the victory of good over evil, Ayudha Puja and Vahana Puja are the grand rituals to perform on this day. Vahan or vehicle […]

Shami Puja, Banni Puja, Jammi Pooja | Worship to Shami Tree

Shami Puja, also known as Banni Puja or Jammi Pooja, is a ritual observed on Vijaya Dashami (Dasara / Dussehra) in all places of India. In 2018, Shami Puja date is October 18. Shami puja is known as Jammi Puja in Telangana & Andhra Pradesh and Banni Puja in Karnataka. There is a popular legend […]

Vijayadasami Vijay Muhurat 2018 | Auspicious Time on Dussehra

Vijayadasami Vijay Muhurat is an auspicious time on Dussehra festival. In 2018, Dussehra date is October 18, Thursday. Though the whole day of Vijaya Dashami is considered as auspicious, Vijay Muhurat is even more meritorious to start new ventures, pujas and many other rituals. Vijayadasami Vijay Muhurat 2018 Time is – 1.48 PM to 2.35 […]

Vijayadashami Alankaram in Vijayawada Temple Navaratri 2018

Rajarajeshwari Devi

For 18 October 2018, Vijayadashami Alankaram in Vijayawada Temple is – Goddess Rajarajeshwari Devi. 18 October 2018 is the 10th day in Dasara Navaratri and the same day in the morning ‘MahaNavami Mahishasura Mardhini Mata’ Alankaram is also worshipped. On 18 October, Mahishasuramardhini Alankaram is worshipped till 11 AM in the morning and in the afternoon […]

Kullu Dussehra 2018 | Dussehra celebrations in Kullu Valley of Himachal Pradesh

Kullu Dussehra

Dussehra celebrations in Kullu Valley of Himachal Pradesh is one of the most famous Dussehra celebrations in India. In 2018, Kullu Dussehra begins on October 19 and ends on October 25. This festival is one of the biggest traditional and cultural celebrations of India. Kullu Dushara is a festival celebrated with a difference, as when […]

Mangalore Dasara 2018 | Kudroli Gokarnanath Temple Dasara Celebrations

Kudroli Gokarnanath Temple

Kudroli Gokarnanath Temple is one of the famous Shiva Temples of Karnataka. Dasara is one of the most celebrated festivals in the temple. In 2018, Dasara festivities to begin on October 10 end on October 18 with Vijayadashami festival. The idols of Sharada Mata and Navadurge would be installed in the Sri Gokarnanath Kalyana Mantapa […]

Dasara SMS wishes, greetings in English (For mobile phone & Email)

Here are few Dasara (Dussehra) SMS wishes, greetings in English for mobile phone and email. “As a candlelight flame ur life may always be happy, As the mountain high you move without shy, As sunshine creates morning glory fragrance fills years as flory, As darkness is far away as light is on its way. Wishing […]

Aparajita Puja 2017

Durga Mata

Aparajita Puja is observed on Vijayadashami (Dussehra) during Navratri Durga Puja. In 2017, Aparajita Puja date is September 30. ‘Aparajita’ means the one who is unbeatable. It falls on Dashami in Shukla Paksha Ashwin Month. Aparajitha Devi is not a manifestation of Goddess Durga but a form which symbolizes the victory of the Goddess over demons. […]

Mysore Dasara 2018 | 408th Year Dasara celebrations in Mysore

mysore dasara

Mysore Dasara, the state festival (Nadahabba) of Karnataka, is celebrated for 10 days. In 2018, Mysore Dasara starts on October 10 and ends on October 18. Dasara or Vijayadashami, the last day of Navaratri is a jubilant festival to mark the conclusion of Mysore Dasara festival. In 2018, it marks the 408th year of celebrations. Mysore Chamundeshwari […]

SCR’s Special Trains for Dasara

o clear extra rush of passengers during Dasara festival season, South Central Railway (SCR) will run nine special trains. Train No. 02733: Tirupati-Secunderabad Superfast special train will depart Tirupati at 10.40 pm on Octo- ber 12 and will arrive Secunderabad at 10.55 am on the next day. Enroute, this special train will stop at Reni- […]

Dasara Special Trains 2015 for Secunderabad – Visakhapatnam

Dasara Special Trains 2015 for Secunderabad – Visakhapatnam.. East Coast Railway (ECoR) decided to run special trains to clear the rush of passengers during the Dasara season. Train 08501 Visakhapatnam-Secunderabad weekly special express will leave Visakhapatnam on Tuesdays from October 13 to November 24 at 11 pm, reaching its destination the next day at noon. […]

Photo Gallery – Sri Indraprastha Colony Dasara Celebrations

Here is the Photo Gallery of Sri Indraprastha Colony Temple Dasara Celebrations as a part of Navaratri Durga Puja at Nagole in Hyderabad. On 3rd October 2014, Goddess Durga was worshipped in the form of Sri Rajarajeshwari Devi at this temple. Friday, 3 October 2014 (Ashwayuja Shuddha Dashami) Sri Rajarajeshwari Devi Alankaram 9 AM – Nitya Pooja 6.30 PM – Shami Pooja, Kumkuma Archana, Samuhika Lalitha […]

Vijayadashami, 13 October 2013 (Dussehra, Dasara)

Durga Devi

Today, 13 October 2013 is Vijayadashami, Dussehra, Dasara. Shami Puja, Ayudha Puja, Vahana Puja, Aparajita Puja, Simollanghan, etc are the major rituals of the day. Vijayadashami falls on the tenth day of Shukla Paksha in Ashwin Month, Ashwayuja Shukla Dashami. In Maharahstra, Simollanghan is celebrated on Dasara. For Kerala people, Vijaya Dashami is a big […]

Dasara, Dussehra (Vijaya Dashami): 24 October 2012

Today, 24 October 2012 is Dasara, Dussehra (Vijaya Dashami). This day culminates Durga Puja in Bengal and Navratri celebrations all over India. Durga Visarjan is performed on this day. Shami Puja (Jammi Puja / Banni Puja) is a main ritual performed on Dasara day. Shami Tree is worshipped and offered prayers. The legend of Shami […]

6 October 2011, Dussehra Festival

6 October 2011 is Dussehra festival. Dussehra, also known as Vijayadashami, marks the end of Durga Puja and Navratri celebrations. Shami Puja, Aparajita Puja, Vahana Puja, Ayudha Puja and Durga Visarjan are the major rituals for Dussehra festival. Dussehra marks the victory of Lord Sri Rama over Ravanasura in Ramayana war. It also celebrates the […]

Special Trains for Dasara 2011 from Hyderabad to Vizag, Kakinada, Santragachi

SCR, South Central Railway will run special trains for Dasara 2011 from Hyderabad / Secunderabad to Vizag, Kakinada & Santragachi (near Howrach, West Bengal). All the Dasara Special trains will run in 1st & 2nd week of October 2011. Secunderabad – Kakinada special trains: The train will depart Secunderabad at 23.00 hrs on October 4 […]