What is Dussehra?
Dussehra is a very important Hindu festival and it symbolises the victory of good over evil. Dussehra is celebrated at the end of navratri. It is also called Vijayadashmi. The word ‘Vijaya’ means victory and ‘dashmi’ tenth day of the month. So this is the festival that is celebrated on the tenth day, marking the victory of good over evil. It is festival of great importance and significance and holds great value among Hindus. It is celebrated with great zeal and enthusiasm all over the country.
Why is Dussehra celebrated?
Dussehra is celebrated to mark the victory of good over evil. According to Hindu mythology, on this day Lord Ram killed the demon king Ravana. People burn the effigy of Ravana to commemorate the day and pray that, similarly the demons existing in the society would be killed as well. Burning of Ravana is very symbolic, it is to remind us that we all could be Ram and kill the demons existing inside of us and in our society.
This Dussehra pledge to kill your inner demon
Anyone or anything that causes any kind of harm to us is our demon. There are demons in the society who kill people, harm the innocents. But we all have some demons inside of us, which harm us mentally and emotionally. Anger, greed, jealousy, anxiety, depression etc. are our inner demons. They cause great hindrance in our growth. These are invisible foes which cannot be seen but gnaw at our happiness slowly.
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