Why is Dussehra celebrated?

What is Dussehra?

Dussehra is also known as Vijayadashami, is one of the most important festivals for all Indians. It is celebrated in different forms in different states of the country. Ramlila (Play of ancient story Ramayana) is held all around the country for 10 continues days and it ends with “Ravan Dahan” – the burning of huge effigies of Ravana, Meghnath, and kumbhakaran which is quite interesting to see. Every generation of the people goes to see “Ravan Dahan” (children, young & old people).

Why is Dussehra celebrated?

Dussehra is celebrated because on this day in the history lord Ram killed the demon Ravan and free the people from his ill-treatment towards the people.

What is the Significance of celebrating Dussehra?

Dussehra is to celebrate the death of the demon king Ravana by the hands of Lord Rama.

What are the Key attractions of Dussehra festival?

Decorated markets, Ram-Leela (play of story of Ramayana), and the big event of the burning of effigies of Ravana, Meghnad, and Kumbhakaran.

When is Dussehra celebrated?

It is celebrated on the 10th day of the month of Ashwin according to the Hindu lunisolar calendar, which falls in the month of September or October of the Gregorian calendar

Where is Dussehra celebrated?

It is celebrated all the India with lots of joy


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