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October 5, 2008 / Naveen Sanagala

Vijaya Dashami 2009

In 2009, Vijaya Dashami is celebrated on September 26. It is celebrated to commemorate the victory of good over evil. On this day, Mother Goddess Shakti demolished bufello demon Mahishasura.

And, Lord Sri Rama killed demon king Ravanasura and returned to his kingdon Ayodhya where his people celebrated the festival of success (Vijaya Dashami). On the day of Vijaya Dashami, Ravanasura, who is also called Dashakanta was killed, to commemorate his defeat this festival is also called as ‘Dussehra’ / Dasara / Dassara.

‘Ravanasura Vadha’ – a tradition of blasting the idol of Ravana is performed.

More details and information about Dasara and Durga Navratri

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