10 Amazing Things to Know About Dussehra
Dussehra is also known as Vijayadashami, which means "victory on the tenth day."
Dussehra commemorates the victory of Shree Ram over Ravana.
Dussehra also commemorates the victory of Goddess Durga over Mahishasura
"after nine-days battle".
Buddhists also believe that it was on this day that Emperor Ashoka converted to Buddhism.
Farmers celebrate it as a Harvest Festival, the end of the monsoon season and the harvest of the Kharif crops.
Effigies of Ravana, Kumbhakarna, and Meghnad are burnt in public squares to symbolize the victory of good over evil.
Dussehra is a time for Hindus to celebrate the triumph of good over evil.
Dussehra is also considered to be an auspicious day to begin new projects and new beginnings.
People from all over the world come to India to witness the Dussehra celebrations.
Dussehra is a time for family and friends to come together and celebrate.