The Dussehra celebrations occupy the entire nation with loud crackers, colorful clothes and joyful events. People often take part in raamleela performances in which a player performs the role of king ram. People from all parts of India have raamleela performances at global level.’
Dussehra is one of the biggest and the most awaited Hindu festival. The joyous day is often referred as vijayadashmi. It is marked with the victory of lord Ram over Ravana. The pious dayrepresentswinning of truth and goodness over evilness. The entire nation celebrates a gazedholiday after the culmination of navaratri festival.
Why is it celebrated?
The festival of navaratri is said to last for at least 10 days. The elephants and the goddess chamunda are said to be the prime part of the festival. Procession of gods mounted over elephants is known to be manifested over the entire Karnataka state. Also, one would get to relish the half-yearly fair that consists of various handicrafts, books and foods. The deep fried stuffs as well as the local specialties are available for the passers to munch.
Dussehra date 2017
2017 is going to celebrate Dussehra on 30th of September. The eve of Saturday is expected to fulfill our homes with tremendous joy and primitiveness. Hindus specifically choose the day of Dussehra to mark the beginning of any new venture. They specifically initiate the business projects on this day. The even dishrag is known to bestow financial blessing by goddess Lakshmi over everyone.
Dussehra 2017 is falling in September. All the banks and public offices are announced to have an official holiday. Also, majority of the business organizations and transportations have a reduced opening. The ones who would need the help of public transport would have to contact the local transportauthorities and check the timetables.
Lord rami are the main hero of the festival. He killed the demon Ravana to rescue his beautiful wife from his palace. It is believed that Ravana had a wicked sister named soopnakha. She had fallen in love with the handsome kings ram and lactam. She even wished to marry either of them. Both of them refused to marry her for some or the other genuine reason.
Eventually soopnakha threatened Ravana to kill herself. Angered brother Ravana captivated Sita in his palace by tragically deceiving her. The event later gave birth to a huge battle between lord ram and Ravana that eventually ended with the life Ravana demon. It is believed that goddess Sita was sheltered under a tree during the entire period when she was kidnapped. Monkey hanuman also played an important role in rescuing Sita. He truly helped lord ram during his entire exile. The epic is now commemorated as Dussehra globally.
- Paper Ravana
The day of Dussehra brings thrill throughout the nation. It sparks zeal and a feel of happiness in every Hindu believer. Dussehra images and Dussehra greetings are exchanged as a token of festival celebration.
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