Dussehra / Vijaya Dashmi Festival of India
Name of Festival : Dussehra / Vijaya Dashmi Festival
Major Territory of Celebration
Dussehra / Vijaya Dashmi Festival is celebrated in All over India
Time of celebration (Months)
Dussehra / Vijaya Dashmi Festival is celebrated in the month of September end to early October
Worship in Festival
In this day people worship the Goddess Durga
Dussehra falling on the last day of Navaratri or Durga puja arrives in the month of October. It is also know as Vijaya Dashami ,Dasara, Dashahara, Navaratri, Durgotdsav.
Dussehra is one of the very important festivals of India and it 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.