Festivals of India

Dusshera celebrations on October 19

Dusshera is celebrated as the day that Lord Rama had killed Ravana after their battle for ten days. It is also called as Vijay Dashmi. In different parts of India Dusshera is celebrated in great zeal and enthusiasm. In states like West Bengal, Assam and Orissa Dusshera is celebrated in the form of Durga Puja.

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Navaratri and Durga pooja are celebrated to tribute the victory of good over evil. There is an ancient story about how goddess Durga got victory over the bull demon Mahishasura. She was called by the God Brahma, Vishnu, and Shiva to kill the demon and make the world free of him. After many days of

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