Dussehra 2022 Date and Time: The festival of Dussehra is considered to have special significance in Hindu religious scriptures. Dussehra festival is celebrated with Ravana Dahan on the last day of Shardiya Navratri. According to the beliefs, this festival, celebrated with the victory of good over evil, holds a very special significance in itself. According to the Vedic calendar, Dussehra is celebrated every year on the tenth day of Shukla Paksha of Ashwin month. This festival is celebrated as the victory of religion over unrighteousness or the victory of good over evil. It is believed that on this day Lord Rama killed Ravana by freeing Sita from the clutches of Ravana. Therefore, it is customary to burn the effigies of Ravana, Meghnath and Kumbhakaran on this day. Along with this, the special importance of the worship of weapons and weapons has been told on this day. This festival is also commonly known as Vijayadashami.
This year Navratri is starting from Monday 26 September, so this year there is confusion among people regarding the date of Dussehra on 4th or 5th October.
So let’s know the exact date of Dussehra and its importance.
What is the exact date and time of Dussehra?
According to the Hindu Vedic Panchang, this year the Dashami Tithi of Shukla Paksha of Ashwin month will start from 2.21 pm on Tuesday, 4 October and will continue till 12 noon on the next day i.e. Wednesday, 05 October. In such a situation, according to the astrologers, Dussehra will be celebrated on October 05, considering the date of birth as the basis. Along with this, due to the formation of auspicious yogas like Vijay, Amrit Kaal and Durhumurta on this day, its special importance has also been told in astrology. It is believed that by taking special measures in these auspicious yogas, it is definitely proved.
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According to Hindu religious scriptures, on the tenth day of Shukla Shukla in the month of Ashwin, Lord Rama killed Ravana and freed Mother Sita from his clutches. Let us tell you that the festival of Deepawali is also celebrated exactly 20 days after Vijayadashami. According to religious beliefs, weapon worship is considered to have special significance on the day of Dussehra. Therefore, on this day Kshatriyas especially worship weapons. Along with this, according to another legend, on this day Mother Durga killed a demon named Mahishasur, since then the festival of Vijay Dashami is being celebrated as the victory of good over evil.
According to beliefs, on the day of Dussehra, a symbolic effigy of Ravana is made and burnt. It is said that by burning Ravana, a person gets freedom from diseases, grief, defects, adverse planetary positions and troubles. That is why, along with Ravana combustion, weapons have been worshiped on the day of Dussehra since mythological times. According to religious beliefs, it is auspicious to do Ravana Dahan only after sunset.