FFrom time to time, several festivals area unit celebrated by the Hindus of India. Each pageant has its own importance. Dussehara, additionally referred to as Vijaya Dashami is that the pageant that is exclusive and of nice significance.
Vijaya means that finish and Dashmi means that tenth, therefore Vijaya Dashami is that the alternative name of Dussehara, finish on the tenth.
Victory of Prabhu Ramchandra over Ravana (Ten Headed Devil – The King of Lanka)
This pageant falls on Aswin Shukl tenth. Lord Rama invaded Ceylon on these days and came out victorious. Today age has been recognized auspicious to defeat an enemy. Per pseudoscience, that amount, before the increase of stars on Aswin Shukl tenth, is 'Vijaya'. That awards Siddhi (Supernatural powers) to any or all deeds. Before this tenth day is widow night that is pure. The sunrise when this is often the foremost superior. Vijaya Dashami may be a national pageant of India. Conspicuously this is often a pageant of the Kshatriyas. Public, generally observe this as Ram Lila. For 1st 9 days (Nava Ratri) of Shukl Paksh, Rama Lila is performed. On the tenth (Vijay Dashami) day, Lord Rama is taken come in a procession on a be spangled chariot everywhere the streets.
Finish of Durga Mata over Mahishasur
Some of the Aasuras (Demons) were terribly powerful and bold, and regularly tried to defeat Gods and capture the Heaven. One such Aasura known as Mahishasur, UN agency gave the impression of a buffalo, grew terribly powerful & created mayhem on the world. Below his leadership the Aasuras even defeated the Devas (Gods), all of whom were impotent as well as Brahma, Hindu deity etc… Finally, once the planet was obtaining crushed below Mahishasura's tyranny, the Devas came along & contributed their individual energy to create "Shakti" one mass of incandescent energy to fight & kill Mahishasur.
A very powerful band of lightening dazzled from the mouths of Brahma, Hindu deity & Mahesh (Shiva) and an attractive, splendid, effulgent young virgin with 10 hands appeared. All the Gods gave their special weapons to her. This Hindu deity fused within the style of divinity Durga.
Durga with weapons in her 10 hands, riding on Lion, UN agency aided her within the fight, took on Mahishasur. The battle raged for 9 days and nights. Finally on the tenth day of Ashwin shukla paksha, the evil demon Mahishasur was defeated & killed by Durga.
Thus Dasara is additionally referred to as Navaratra or Durgotsava and may be a celebration of finish of divinity Durga. Durga as Consort of Lord Shiva represents 2 types of feminine energy - one delicate & protecting and also the alternative fierce & damaging.
End of Adnyatwas (living incognito) of Pandavas
In Dwapar Yuga, when Pandavas lost to Kauravas within the game of Dice, they'd to proceed to twelve years of "Vanwas" (exile to forest) followed by one year of Adnyatwas. Pandavas spent twelve years in forest and hid their weapons in an exceedingly whole on a "Shami" tree before coming into the dominion of Virat to finish the last one year of Adnyatwas. When the completion of that year on Vijayadashmi they took the weapons from the Shami tree, declared their true identity & defeated Kauravas, UN agency had attacked King Virat to steal his Bos taurus wealth.
Since that day the exchange of Shami leaves on Dassera day became symbols of fine, can and finish. Thus on Dasara Shami Tree & the weapons area unit idolized.