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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 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 2018 in other countries

Vijayadashami 2018 date in USA – October 18

Vijayadashami 2018 date in Canada – October 18

Vijayadashami 2018 date in UK & other European countries – October 18

Vijayadashami 2018 date in UAE & other Gulf countries – October 18

Vijayadashami 2018 date in Singapore – October 18

Vijayadashami 2018 date in Malaysia – October 18

Vijayadashami 2018 date in Australia – October 19

Vijayadashami 2018 date in New Zealand – October 19

Vijayadashami 2018 date in South Africa & African countries – October 19

Panchang, Vijayadashami – 19 October 2018

Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:29 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 17:54
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)14:52 Chandrastama (Moonset)26:22

Today’s Panchangam
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Dashami – 17:57
Nakshatra Dhanishtha – 27:25*
Yoga Shula – 10:43
Karana Vanija – Full Night

Today’s Panchang
Purnimanta Month Ashwin
Amavasyanta Month Ashwin
Shaka Samvatsara: Vilambi
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Virodhikruthi
Rahu Kalam: 10:46 – 12:11
Gulika Kalam: 07:54 – 09:20
Yama Gandam: 15:03 – 16:28

Today’s Rashi
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Tula
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Makara – 14:02:41

Auspicious Time
Amrita Kalam 15:47 – 17:34
Abhijit: 11:48 – 12:34

Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam
Durmuhurthams: 12:34 – 13:20

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  1. Vidyaranya says:

    which day during Navaratri to feed the Kanya