Dussehra 2023 | Date | Rituals | Celebration

Dussehra 2023: A Celebration of Triumph of Good Over Evil

10/20/20232 min read

yellow red and blue star print umbrella
yellow red and blue star print umbrella

As the golden hues of autumn paint the skies, it's time to celebrate Dussehra, a festival that encapsulates the victory of light over darkness and the triumph of good over evil. This year, Dussehra 2023 promises to be a vibrant and joyful occasion, marking the legendary tale of Lord Rama's victory over the demon king, Ravana, and it is going to be celebrated across the country on October 24, 2023.

1. Symbol of Victory: Dussehra, also known as Vijayadashami, symbolizes the vanquishing of evil forces. The effigy of Ravana is burnt to commemorate the defeat of malevolence and the restoration of righteousness.

2. Cultural Diversity: Dussehra is celebrated across India in various forms. In the north, it marks the culmination of Ramlila, a reenactment of the Ramayana. In the south, it's observed as Saraswati Puja, a day of worshiping knowledge.

3. Devotion and Unity: Families and communities come together to pray, witness processions, and share sweets and gifts. It's a time of unity, joy, and gratitude.

4. Lessons of Dussehra: The festival also teaches valuable life lessons. It reminds us to uphold truth, morality, and virtue in the face of adversity and to always strive for righteousness.

5. Epic Fireworks: Colorful fireworks light up the night sky, adding a touch of magic to the celebration, making it a memorable experience for all

Dussehra/Vijayadashami 2023: Date and Time

Dashami Tithi Begins - October 23, 2023 - 05:44 PM
Dahsami ithi Ends - October 24, 2023 - 03:14 PM

Rituals

  • Burning of Raavan’s Statue

  • Worshiping the Goddess Durga

  • Worshiping of Weapons

  • Ramlila Performances

Dussehra 2023 is a time for reflection, celebration, and strengthening the bonds of friendship and family.

It's a reminder that, no matter how challenging life may get, the light of goodness will always shine

through. So, come together with loved ones and partake in the festivities to celebrate the eternal

victory of good over evil. Happy Dussehra!