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DUSSEHRA CELEBRATIONS NEWS

Coronavirus shadows darken Dussehra, leaves Ravana effigy business on last legs

October 24, 2020 5:31 pm

Hundreds of artisans like Karan who made effigies of demon king Ravan, his brother Kumbhkaran and son Meghnad every Dussehra would earn enough this season to see them through the entire year. Not this time though

Dussehra Ravan Dahan 2020: Date, Puja Vidhi, Muhurat, Timings, Mantra

October 25, 2020 3:35 pm

Dussehra Ravan Dahan 2020 Date, Puja Vidhi, Muhurat, Timings, Mantra: According to Hindu mythology, Ravana was defeated after a fierce battle with Lord Ram, marking the conclusive victory of good over evil.

Dussehra 2020: Date, Puja Timings, History, Significance and Importance

October 25, 2020 3:36 pm

Dussehra (Vijayadashami) 2020 Date, Puja Timings: The tenth and the final day of celebrations, Dussehra falls on October 25 this year, which is a Sunday. In some places, it will also be celebrated on October 26

Nagpur: Low-key Dussehra this year, RSS to celebrate with 50 volunteers at auditorium

October 21, 2020 10:33 am

"Looking at the Covid pandemic, it has been decided to hold Vijayadashami programme in Maharshi Vyas auditorium on the premises of RSS Smruti Mandir," the organisation said.

Dussehra 2019: Celebrations begin for Vijayadashami

October 21, 2020 10:29 pm

Dussehra 2019: The day signifies the triumph of good over evil.

Happy Dussehra 2019: Wishes, Images, Photos, Messages and Status for Whatsapp and Facebook

October 25, 2020 8:00 am

Happy Dussehra (Vijayadashami) 2019 Wishes Images, Quotes, Status, Messages, Photos: A major Hindu festival, Dussehra also marks the victory of Lord Rama over Ravana, following a fierce battle.

Dussehra 2019: Date, Puja timings, history and significance of Dussehra

October 21, 2020 10:31 pm

As part of Dussehra celebrations, huge and colourful effigies of Ravana, most times along with that of his brothers Meghanada and Kumbakaran, are burnt in large open grounds.

Dussehra 2019 Date: When is Vijayadashami in 2019 in India?

October 21, 2020 10:32 pm

Dussehra in a way also marks the onset of preparations for the festival of lights – Diwali, which falls about 20 days after the festival.

Ramleela 2019: The gender-bending men who bring mythology to life

October 08, 2019 2:40 pm

Men of many acts: If we go back in our history, the trend of men playing female roles for acts like Ramleela has been a constant, spilling over into contemporary times.

Navratri celebrations in South India: All you need to know

October 07, 2019 1:56 pm

The 'nav ratris' or nine nights are dedicated to the three goddesses - Lakshmi, Durga and Saraswati.

DUSSEHRA CELEBRATIONS PHOTOS

The royal glory of Mysore Dasara continues to enthral

October 09, 2019 3:21 pm

Every year, tourists visit Mysuru just to experience the grand Dasara festival celebrations. To experience the same, photographer Prashanth Vishwanathan visited the festival and captured its beauty on an iPhone 11 Pro Max. Take a look at the pictures here.

President Ram Nath Kovind, PM Modi and other leaders come together to celebrate Dussehra

September 30, 2017 10:58 pm

Dussehra was celebrated with fervour across the country on Saturday. President Ram Nath Kovind, PM Narendra Modi and former PM Manmohan Singh were among those who participated in the festivities at Red Fort in New Delhi.

Dussehra 2017: Here's how people are celebrating the victory of good over evil

October 01, 2017 7:13 pm

Dussehra also known as Vijayadashami is celebrated on the 10th day of Navratri. Effigies of the demon king Ravana, are burnt as a symbol of the victory of good over evil across the country. Here's a sneak peek.