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In your views ...What is Dusshera ???

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Asked by Manoj Kakkar, 24 Oct '12 10:53 am
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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.

It is believed that the celebration of Dussehra started in the 17th century, when the king of Mysore ordered the celebration of the day on a grand scale. Ever since, the day is celebrated with great fervor and energy. There are a lot of mythological tales associated with the day. According to Ramayana,
Answered by jameel ahmed, 24 Oct '12 12:57 pm

 
  
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Victory of gudness over the the evil ............:-)
Answered by Bhuvana, 24 Oct '12 10:59 am

 
  
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