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Dussehra Significance

Dussehra is one of the biggest Hindu festivals celebrated across the country with loads of joy and excitement among the people. This is a very important day in the Hindu mythology as on this day Lord Rama killed King Ravana who was a demon of Lanka. The entire kingdom of Lanka was then given to Ravana’s brother Vibhishana who supported Lord Rama in the battle. As Ravana died on the tenth day of the battle, therefore this festival is also known as Vijayadashmi. If you want to get the real glimpse of the festival, you should head towards Mysore where this festival is celebrated in a truly traditional and Indian style. Even in other parts of the country also this festival is enjoyed in their own unique ways.

The importance of the festival

Dussehra is celebrated with lots of enthusiasm. On this day, an effigy of King Ravana is made and burnt to commemorate his evil doings. In every city, the preparation of Dussehra begins with a long time with small and big effigies created to be burnt on that day. Some of the cities also carry out a ramlila which depicts how Lord Rama killed the demon and was successful in rescuing his wife. Once this presentation is over, the person playing the character of Lord Rama burns the effigy and happiness comes to the faces of the people. Though this festival is enjoyed in every part of India but every state has a different style to celebrate it..

Dussehra is not just a festival to enjoy but a celebration that gives you a strong message. Just like Lord Rama killed King Ravana to put an end to his evil, similarly in our lives too we should follow this message and always do good for the people. Dussehra signifies the victory of good over the evil.




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