Dussehra, When is Dasara in 2013?, Dasara Date, Dasara 2013, Dasra Festival 2013
Shukla paksha Dasami in the month of Ashwin is celebrated as Dasara. This year, Dasara will be celebrated on Sunday, 13th October, 2013.
Dasara is celebrated to commemorate the victory of Lord Rama over the demon Ravana and rescuing Sita from Ravana. Effigies of Ravana and Kumbhakarna are prepared and burnt as part of on Dasara celebrations. The burning of Ravana and Kumbhakarna in the Rama Leela Maidan is the most famous happening on Dasara. Thousands of devotees would witness this burning of Ravana.
On this day Goddess Durga is immersion (Visarjan) is celebrated on in Kolkata. Dasara is one of the most auspicious days to enter into a new business or a new venture . there is a common belief that any thing that is started on Dasara would be successful. In some parts of the country , worshipping of vehicles and instruments pertaining to all professions is a practice. The other name of Dasara is Vijaya Dasami.