Vijaya Dashami celebrations in North India

Vijaya Dashami is observed on Ashwin shukla paksha Dashami and it is celebrated all over North India. Ramlila Utsav, Kota Dussehra Mela and Kullu Dussehra celebrations make the festival huger. Ramleela Utsav: In North India people celebrate the festival Vijayadashami as the victory of Lord Ram over the demon Ravan. On this day, Ram killed […]

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 […]

Ravan Vadh or Ravana vadha – Burning large effigies of Ravan on Vijaya Dashami

Ravan Vadh or Ravana Vadha is a ritual and tradition performed on Vijaya Dashami or Dussara. Ravana, who is also called as Dashakanta, was killed by Lord Rama on this day. To commemorate the defeat of Ravana and the victory of good over evil, people started celebrating ‘Dush-hara’ (the defeat of Dashakanta – Ravana). In […]

Vijayadashami 2018 | Vijaya Dashami

Vijayadashami is the tenth and last day of Durga Navratri. In Bengal it is the culmination day of Durga Puja. In 2018, Vijayadashami date is October 18 | October 19. 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 […]

Vijayadashami & Shami Puja, Legend & Significance

Vijayadashami is the final day of Durga Navaratri. On this day Durga Visarjan or Udvasan is performed. There is a popular legend associated with Vijaya Dashami tells us about another ritual ‘Shami Puja. Legend of Vijayadashami and Shami Puja Apart from the story of Lord Ram and Ravan about Vijayadashami, another legend is mentioned in […]

Dasara 2018 | Dussehra 2018 date

Goddess Durga Devi

Dasara (Dussehra) is celebrated on the 10th day in Shukla Paksha of Ashwayuja, Ashwin month. In 2018, Dasara date is October 18 in India. In South India, Dasara is celebrated on 18 October and in some North Indian places, it is celebrated on 19 October. It is also called as Vijaya Dashami. Dussehra is the […]

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 […]

Simollanghan | Dasara ritual in Maharashtra

Simollanghan is a ritual performed on Dasara or Viajaya Dashami day in Maharashtra. Dasara is the final day during Durga Navaratri. In 2017, Simollanghan date is September 30. Simollanghan is crossing the border or frontier of a village or a place. In ancient times, kings used to cross the frontier of their kingdom to fight against their […]

Sade Teen Muhurat in Hindu Astrology – 3 and Half Most Auspicious Muhurats

Sade Teen Muhurat are considered as highly auspicious muhurtams as per Hindu Astrology. The Sade Teen Muhurats are – the first tithi of Shukla Paksha (bright half) in Chaitra month, 10th tithi or Dashami in Shukla paksha (bright half) of Ashwin month, Akshaya Tritiya, and the first tithi of Shukla Paksh in Kartika month. The […]

Vijayadasami 2013, Vijaya Dasami date in 2013

Goddess Durga Devi

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 […]

Dasara (Dussehra, Vijaya Dashami) – Final day of Durga Navratri

Dasara (Dussehra, Vijaya Dashami) is observed on the tenth day in Shukla Paksha of Ashwin or Ashwayuja month. Dasara is also called as Vijaya Dashami. It is the final day of Durga Navratri Puja. On this day, Durga Visarjan is held and the festival of nine nights is concluded. Dasara represents the triumph of good […]

Durga Puja Wallpapers, Wishes, Greetings for Durga Puja, Vijaya Dashami

Durga Puja, the biggest festival of Bengali Hindus, is nearing and will start from tomorrow, 20 October 2012 and conclude on 24 October 2012 with Vijaya Dashami (Dussehra). Here are few wallpapers, greeting cards, high resolution images for Durga Puja & Vijaya Dashami 2012….. You can download all these wallpapers from Hindupad’s Facebook Page for […]

Navratri 2012 dates, Navratri Calendar 2012

Navratri 2012 dates are listed here. Navratri (Durga Navratras, Navratri Durga Puja) is celebrated for 4 times in a year. Navratri 2012 in October dates and Navratri calendar for 2012 is given here. Chaitra Navratri, Ashad Navratri, Ashwin Navratri, and Magh Navratri are the Navratras celebrated. Chaitra Navratri falls in March, Ashad Navratri in June […]

Rajarajeshwari Devi, Goddess to worship on Vijaya Dashami in Durga Navratri

Sri Rajrajeshwari Devi is the Goddess to worship on the day of Vijaya Dashami. In 2012, the date to worship Goddess Rajarajeshwari Devi is October 24. Rajarajeshwari Devi is the Goddess for tenth day during Navaratri in South India. Rajarajeshwari is the presiding deity of Sri Chakra. Goddess Rajarajeshwari is one of the powerful forms […]

Durga Nimajjan – Durga Idol Immersion after Durga Navratri

Durga Nimajjan also called as Visarjan is the last and concluding event of Durga Navarathri. In some places it is performed on Dussehra / Vijaya Dashami / Dasara / Dassara. Durga Visarjan 2011 date is October 6. The day of this event may depend on the regional traditions of a place. On the same day, […]