Dussehra or Vijyadashmi

Dussehra the tenth day of celebration of Navratri as we all know the nine days of Navratri are classified as per the three basic qualities of tamas , rajas ansd satva.The first three days are tamas, where goddess is fierce, next three days are gentle but materially oriented goddesses and last three days are related to knowledge and enligtment.

Vijayadashami – that means you have conquered all these three qualities. You did not give into any of them, you saw through every one of them. You participated in every one of them, but you did not invest in any one of them. You won over them. That is Vijayadashami, the day of victory.Vijayadashmi and as we all know in india we celebrate this day as victory of lord Rama over Raavana.

Dussehra, also known as Vijayadashmi, is a major Indian festival celebrated on the tenth day of Ashvin month according to the Hindu calendar. This day falls in the month of September or October. The day culminates a 9 day fasting period of Navratri in the Hindu culture. The day also coincides with immersion of the idol of Goddess Durga. The day is celebrated to commemorate the killing of Ravana by Lord Rama. The day also celebrates the killing of demon Mahishasur by Goddess Durga. Dussehra celebration spreads the message of the victory of good over sin.

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