Dussehra Festival, Dassera, When is Dussehra 2013?, Dussehra 2012, Dussehra Date, 13th October, 2013.
Dussehra also called as Dasara, Vijaya Dashami and Dashain is a famous hindu festival is celebrated on the dashami (tenth day) of Shukla paksha in the Ashwin Month. This year Dussehra falls on Sunday, 13th October, 2013.
In North India Dussehra is celebrated to honor the triumph of Lord Rama over Demon Ravana. In South India Dussehra is celebrated to honor the triumph of warrior Goddess Durga over the buffalo demon, Mahishasura. On Dasara, Shami Puja and Ayudha Puja is performed in some places. Mysore Dasara celebrations are world famous and is organized by government of Karnataka, For these 10 days, various cultural and religious programs and the dance, music and culture of the State.