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.
Vijayadashami 2019 in other countries
Vijayadashami 2019 date in USA – October 8
Vijayadashami 2019 date in Canada – October 8
Vijayadashami 2019 date in UK & other European countries – October 8
Vijayadashami 2019 date in UAE & other Gulf countries – October 8
Vijayadashami 2019 date in Singapore – October 8
Vijayadashami 2019 date in Malaysia – October 8
Vijayadashami 2019 date in Australia – October 8
Vijayadashami 2019 date in New Zealand – October 8
Vijayadashami 2019 date in South Africa & African countries – October 8
Panchang, Vijayadashami – 8 October 2019
परिधावी नाम संवत्सर, आश्विन मॉस (आश्विन महीना, आशोज माह), शुक्ल पक्ष, दशमी तिथि, श्रवण नक्षत्र, धृति योग, वणिज करण |
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:24 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:04
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)15:06 Chandrastama (Moonset)26:22
Paksha (Fortnight) Shukla Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Dashami – 14:50
Nakshatra Shravana – 20:13
Yoga Dhriti – 24:46*
Karana Vanija – 28:03*
Purnimanta Month Ashwin
Amavasyanta Month Ashwin
Shaka Samvatsara: Vikari
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Paridhavi
Rahu Kalam: 15:09 – 16:36
Gulika Kalam: 12:14 – 13:41
Yama Gandam: 09:19 – 10:46
North Indian Hindi Calendar – Ashwin Mahina 2076 (Ashwin Maas, Asoj Maas)
Malayalam Calendar – Kanni Month 1195 (Kanni Masam – Kanya Masam)
Kannada Calendar – Ashwina Maasa
Tamil Calendar – Purattasi Month (Purattasi Masam)
Bengali Calendar – Aashin Mash 1426
Nepali Calendar – Ashoj Maas 2076
Telugu Calendar – Ashwayuja Masam (Ashwayujam)
Marathi Calendar – Ashwin Maas
Gujarati Calendar – Asoj Maas
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Kanya
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Makara
Amrita Kalam 08:36 – 10:23
Abhijit: 11:51 – 12:37
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 24:43* – 26:31*
Durmuhurthams: 23:00 – 23:49