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Dussehra 2022: Date, time, significance, rituals and importance of this festival

Dussehra 2022: From pandal-decoration to playing Garba to those snappy tunes with your companions, the 9-day long celebration of Navratri is a generally celebrated across India. Because of such an extraordinary blend of societies, Indians commend a few celebrations lasting through the year and a few times a similar celebration is praised in various pieces of the country in various styles and under various names. Toward the finish of 9-days of Navratri festivities, the tenth day is praised as Dussehra. Following 2 years of the Coronavirus destruction, Indians are back in their unique component of observing Dussehra 2022.

The celebration of Dussehra, otherwise called ‘Vijayadashami’, is commended with incredible magnificence and energy the nation over. Dussehra is commended consistently on the tenth day of Shukla Paksha of the Ashwani month of the Hindu schedule. In this way, as per the Gregorian schedule it falls among September and October.

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Dussehra 2022 Dates and Timings:

As indicated by the Hindu schedule, the date for Dussehra 2022, the tenth day of Navaratri, is October 5, 2022 (Wednesday). The Dashami Tithi for Dussehra 2022 will begin on October 4, 2022 (Tuesday) at 2:20 pm and will go on till 12 pm on October 5, 2022.

Importance Of Dussehra:

Dussehra is a Sanskrit word getting from the two words-‘Dasha’ and ‘Hara’. The word ‘Dahsa’ signifies ten (in setting, the ten heads of Ravana) and the word ‘Hara’ signifies rout. The celebration of Dussehra represents the loss of Ravana by Lord Rama which implies the triumph of good over evil.

History and Meaning of Dussehra:

Dussehra is praised across India as well as in adjacent provinces of Nepal and Bangladesh, with slight varieties in changes and customs however a similar degree of energy.

There are two legends joined to the history of Dussehra:

  1. Ruler Rama overcoming Ravana:

As indicated by the account of Ramayan, on this day Ruler Rama, the eighth manifestation of Master Vishnu crushed the lord of Lanka, the ten-headed Ravana. Ravana had snatched and kept Lord Ram’s better half Sita hostage in his realm to wed her. Lord Rama and his military came to Lanka to free Sita. Subsequent to doing combating for 9-days Master Rama had the option to at last kill Ravana on the 10th day, killing the malevolence and since the day is commended as Dussehra. 21 days from Dussehra is praised as Diwali on the grounds that it took Ruler Rama and his military 21 days to get back to Ayodhya from Lanka.

  1. Goddess Durga overcoming Evil spirit Mahishasura:

For the nine days of Navratri Goddess Durga is revered and on the 10th day, her golden calves are submerged in a close by waterway, ocean or sea. Evil spirit Mahishasura got a shelter from Ruler Brahma that no man or God could kill him. Mahishasur began abusing his power rating devastation on the planet. To overcome him, Master Vishnu, Shiva and Brahma consolidated every one of their powers to make a female structure Durga. Following a 9-day long fight, Goddess Durga killed the Devil Mahishasura and safeguarded the world. Thus, consistently she is venerated for 9 days prompting the 10th day of Dussehra.

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Colors to wear in Navratri 2022:

Day 1-Sept 26 (Monday) – White

White is worn on the Pratipada Tithi and it represents harmony, immaculateness and petition in the fan’s hearts.

Day 2-Sept 27 (Tuesday) – Red

Red is worn on the Dwitiya Tithi and it represents activity and power as well as the indignation of divine beings fundamental to remove evil.

Day 3-Sept 28 (Wednesday) – Regal Blue

Imperial Blue is worn on the Tritiya Tithi and it represents the heavenly energy of the divine beings.

Day 4-Sept 29 (Thursday) – Yellow

Yellow is worn on the Chaturthi Tithi and it represents brilliance, bliss and brightness.

Day 5-Sept 30 (Friday) – Green

Green is worn on the Panchami Tithi and it represents the life-giving force of earth, development and energy.

Day 6-Oct 1 (Saturday) – Dim

Dim is worn on the Shashti Tithi, and it represents the divine beings’ mind-sets, at any point prepared to battle the fos of their fans.

Day 7-Oct 2 (Sunday) – Orange

Orange is worn on the Saptmani Tithi, and it represents radiance, serenity, energy and brilliance.

Day 8-Oct 3 (Monday) – Peacock Green

Peacock Green is worn on the Ashtami Tithi and it represents the cravings and wishes that get satisfied.

Day 9-Oct 4 (Tuesday) – Pink

Pink is worn on the Navami Tithi and it represents newness and sympathy.