Vijaya Dashami 2019 Date

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Vijaya Dashami 2019 Date

Vijaya Dashami 2019 Date

The last and the tenth day of the Dassera festival is Vijaya Dashami. Sukla Paksha Aswayuja Dashami or the tenth day of the waxing phase of the moon of the month of Ashwayuja Month of the lunar calendar is Vijaya Dashami. Vijaya Dashami of the year is celebrated on   Tuesday, 8th  October 2019 .

Vijaya is a Sanskrit word which means victory. It is believed that Rama had killed Ravana and was victorious in the war. Vijaya Dashami marks the victory of good over evil. It is also believed that it was on Vijaya Dashami that Pandavas have completed their Agnat Vaas. Agnaat Vaas was the part of a deal where in Pandavas must live for one year without being identified by anyone.

Before entering into Agnat Vaas Pandavas hid their weapons on Sami tree and prayed the tree to protect their weapons. These weapons were retrieved by them on Vijaya Dashami. Hence it has become a ritual to visit a Sami tree and pray to it on Vijaya Dashami. Also since the weapons were retrieved, it has become a ritual to worship weapons, machinery, instruments etc on Vijaya Dashami. This is called as Ayudha Puja or worshipping of weapons.

Vijaya Dashami is a symbol of success , hence it is believed that any work or venture or business that is started on Vijaya Dashami would be a success. Hence a lot of people would want start any new venture on Vijaya Dashami.

Visiting of temples of Goddess Durga is another common ritual on Vijaya Dashami. Vijaya Dashami is one of the festivals that is celebrated through out the country with lot of enthusiasm.

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