Dussehra 2016: The Experience of Watching Ravana Burn in a Ramlila


Today, on eleventh October 2016, the nation observes Dussehra, the celebration that praises triumph of good over fiendishness. Everybody adores this bubbly time, there is a slight nip noticeable all around, everything is lit up and the specific buzz nearby is difficult to disregard. There are Durga Puja pandals eclipsing each other and offering some heavenly sustenance, Navratri specials in eateries and Kanjak Pujan with the poori-halwa-chanaoffering that everybody anticipates. Navratri is additionally celebrated as a celebration of move in Western India, garbha in Gujarat and dandia in Maharashtra. Lately, the dandia fever has spread the nation over, maybe inferable from dandia/garbha melody move groupings in numerous Bollywood motion pictures. These merriments in the end lead into Dussehra, denoting the festival of Ravan's thrashing on account of Lord Rama.

Interesting and Unknown Facts about Dussehra

Dussehra additionally corresponds with Vijaya Dashami, denoting the triumph of Goddess Durga over the evil spirit Mahishasur. The goddess is said to have battled with devils all of nine days and ten evenings. It is just on the tenth day, or dashmi (tenth day as indicated by the lunar schedule) that she rises successful.

Dussehra is a well known Hindu celebration yet maybe not as broadly celebrated as Diwali (which falls twenty days after Dussehra, on 30th October, this year). Lamentably, throughout the years, one notification that eagerness to commend the celebration has faded. Schools praise it as do private buildings, generally to fuel the fervor of kids. Be that as it may, it is no more a family occasion to go to a maidan and watch Ravana blaze or see the play established via prepared performing artists.

Truth is stranger than fiction. On the off chance that you didn't realize that, in numerous areas crosswise over urban areas, the whole story is authorized by theater performing artists before a crowd of people. You can sit and witness the story as it unfurls. On the off chance that that is not sufficiently intriguing, the mela-like air beyond any doubt is. This year as well, the best place to see the same is at the suitably named Ramlila Maidan in Old Delhi. Purportedly, this specific Ramlila was begun by Mughal Emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar, near 170 years prior. The costumed on-screen characters parade through the clamoring paths of Chandni Chowk before coming to the maidan.

What's more, the sustenance? The whole spread is vegan and maybe the best representation of Delhi's road sustenance you will discover anyplace. From chole bhature and chaat to dalbatichurma, there's bounty on offer. The chila is heavenly as well, similar to the sarson ka saag (presented with makki ki roti obviously), ideal for this climate. Complete off with the celebrated 'roller kulfi', a one of a kind idea.

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