Why we Celebrate Dussehra 2014

The festival of Dusshera is celebrated with great pomp and show all over the country. It is a gazzeted holiday in India. All the schools, colleges, educational institutes and government offices are closed on this day to mark the celebration. In many schools and colleges elocution competition is arranged on the day prior to Dusshera. Children are required to give a speech on Dusshera and its celebration. Hereby we have put up an article for you guys to sort out the problem on essays. Hope you find it useful and enjoy reading it.

Why We Celebrate Dussehra
Why We Celebrate Dussehra
The festival of Dusshera is also known by the name Vijaya Dashmi. It falls during September/October. The celebrations take place all over the country with great reverence. Prior to Dusshera people observe 9 days of fasting. People pray to Goddess Durga. The celebration is marked by Durga Pooja in West Bengal and the traditional folk dance Garba and Dandiya in Gujarat. People are engrossed in prayers and worship Goddess Durga.

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After 9 days of prayer on the tenth day the celebration of Dusshera is done with great reverence and joy. This festival is also known as Vijaya Dashmi. It is celebrated as the symbol of victory of good over evil. On this day huge effigies of Ravana are set to fire to symbolize the defeat of evil powers.

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On this very same day Lord Rama defeated the demon king Ravana and freed his abducted wife from the evil clutches of the demon. Lord Rama freed the world from the atrocities of this evil demon on this very same day. He defeated the evil powers and established the rule of righteousness. Prior to the battle with Ravan, Lord Rama worshipped Goddess Durga. Goddess Durga was greatly pleased with his prayers and Lord Rama with the boon of victory.

Lord Rama defeated Ravana and from the very same day the practice of celebrating Dusshera began. From ancient time the practice of celebrating Dusshera is being followed all over India. People burn effigies filled with fireworks and crackers. In West Bengal the devotees who had installed the idols of Goddess Durga in their homes take out a huge procession to take the idol for immersion to nearby water bodies. The procession is taken with great dignity and people are very much excited about this procession.

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The devotees who observe fasts during the Navratri days give alms to the poor and needy on this day. Also offerings are made to Brahmins to get their blessings. Ram leela is organized in the nook and corner of the city. Fairs are held in different parts of the country.

Vijaya Dashmi is also considered an auspicious day for worshipping the weapons. People perform Shashtra pooja on this day and ask for strength from the almighty. The festival is celebrated with great excitement all over the country not only in India but abroad also. This festival is celebrated by the natives of Bangladesh and Nepal also. The NRIs wherever they might be living they celebrate this festival to keep the culture of their country alive.

The temples are lighted up and the cities are bathed in light. The entire country sparkles up on this day. On this festival of victory of good over evil we should pledge that we will not do anything harmful to anyone nor we will let anyone suffer due to the evils. Let’s take a vow on this holy occasion that we will work for the benefit of the country as well as others and will abstain from all the vices.

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