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Happy Vijay Dashmi. What meaning does the day hold for you?

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Asked by Deepak Joshi, 28 Sep '09 06:45 am
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Happy Vijay Dasami! Vijaya Dashami also known as Dasara, Dashahara, Navaratri, Durgotdsav is one of the very important & fascinating festivals of India, which is celebrated in the lunar month of Ashwin (usually in September or October) from the Shukla Paksha Pratipada (the next of the New moon day of Bhadrapada) to the Dashami or the tenth day of Ashwin. Word DASARA is derived from Sanskrit words Dasha & hara meaning removing the ten (10). This is the most auspicious festival in the Dakshinaayana or in the Southern hemisphere motion of the Sun. In Sanskrit, 'Vijaya' means Victory and 'Dashami' means 10th day. 'Thus Vijaya Dashami' means victory on the 10th day.Dasara is also known as Navaratri, as in the first nine days the Divine Mother Goddess Durga is worshipped and invoked in different manifestations of her Shakti. The 10th day is in honor of Durga Devi. The basic purpose behind this festival is to worship feminine principle of the Universe in the form of the divine mother to re ...more
Answered by inquisitive, 28 Sep '09 08:06 am

 
  
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I think of all the evils faced by humanity
and how we can eradicate them
Answered by anil garg, 28 Sep '09 08:06 am

 
  
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Let the morning puja be completed Joshiji, let the purohit tear away the thread. You don't know it. Durga is still in her father's house. Instead you kill Ravana and say Happy dusera.
Answered by Bharat Biswas, 28 Sep '09 07:18 am

 
  
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This is the day when Goddes Durga returns to her husband Lord Shiva from Her parents house & we should wait for one more year when She will come again to join us.
This day is significant to me in the sense that it provides me with the impulse of doing work again and alerts me that festive days are over.
Well you can take a break in your work,but go back to work as soon as time comes.
Answered by Santiranjan Pal, 28 Sep '09 07:00 am

 
  
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This day represents bhagwaan Ram's victory over Ravan. In other words it gives us hope. It says that there will be Victory of truth and goodness over bad.
Answered by Jiya Sahgal, 28 Sep '09 06:59 am

 
  
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Thank you for your wishes.To day it is a victory of Goddess Bhavani over the evil demon.I hope that Goddess Bhavani will shower HER blessings on all humanity & I pray for the welfare of all and peace and prosperity.
Answered by radhakrishnan, 28 Sep '09 06:59 am

 
  
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