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Dussehra is celebrated to embrace the victory of God Ram, over the evil king Ravana. Dussehra is a significant festival of the Hindus. It is celebrated before Diwali. God Ram killed the demon king Ravana on this day. Dussehra gives the message that there is always victory of truth over evil. Lord Rama's life is enacted in public grounds. It is called 'Ram Lila'. Many people go to different parks to see 'Ram Lila'. It continues for ten days. On the tenth day, huge Effigies of Ravana, Kumbhakaran and Meghnad filled with crackers are erected. Then they are put to fire in a big open ground, Many people Gathered to see this sight. Children enjoy the fireworks and the fair. We should learn lessons from Lord Rama's life.


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How celebrate is dussehra

Dussehra festival is one of the most Impressive and longest festivals of the India. It is celebrated every year with full Excitement, faith, love and estimation by the people of Hindu religion all over the country. It is really the nice time to happiness by all. Students also get holidays for many days from their schools and colleges to fully enjoy the festival of Dussehra. This festival falls two or three weeks earlier to the Diwali every year in the month of September or October. People wait for this festival to occur with huge Patience.

India is a country which is very famous for its culture and tradition, fair and festivals. It is a country of fairs and festivals where people celebrate and enjoy every festival with great joy and trust. The festival of Dussehra has been Announced by the government of India as the Gazette holiday to allow people to fully enjoy this festival as well as giving importance to the Hindu festival. The meaning of Dussehra is the victory of Lord Rama over the ten headed demon king Ravana. The real meaning of the word Dussehra is the defeat of ten headed (Dus head) demon on tenth day of this festival. Tenth day of this festival is celebrated by burning the Ravana Effigies by the people all over the country.



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Importance of dussehra festival

There are many myths related to this festival according to the customs and traditions of the people in many Areas of the country. This festival was started celebrating by the people of Hindu religion from the day Lord Rama had killed the demon king Ravana on the day of Dussehra. Lord Rama had killed Ravana because he had kidnapped the Mata Seeta and was not agree to return her to the god Rama. Lord Rama had won the war with Ravana by the help of younger brother Lakshman and Vanar soldier of Hanuman.

According to the Hindu Scripture, Ramayana, it is mentioned that Lord Ram had performed Chandi Hom to make goddess Durga happy and get blessings. In this way Lord Rama, got victory by knowing the secret of Ravana’s killing on 10th day of the war. Finally, he retained his wife Seeta safely after killing the Ravana. Dussehra festival is also known as the Durgotsav because it is considered that on the same day another demon called Mahishasura was killed by the Mata Durga on the tenth day. A huge fair of Ramlila takes place in the Ram-Lila ground where people from nearby regions come to see the fair and dramatic representation of the ramlila. We should learn lessons from Lord Rama's life.


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