Dussehra 2021: Know when is Dussehra, the auspicious time of worship, method of worship, and importance


Dussehra 2021: It is believed that along with Lord Shri Ram, Goddess Durga, Mata Lakshmi, Lord Ganesha, and Hanuman Ji should also be worshiped on the day of Dussehra.

Dussehra 2021: Dussehra is celebrated on the 10th day after the end of Shardiya Navratri. Every year Dussehra is celebrated on the tenth day of Shukla Paksha of Ashwin month and this time according to the Hindu calendar, this year the festival of Dussehra i.e. Vijaya Dashmi (Vijaya Dashmi 2021) will be celebrated on 15 October. According to religious stories, on this day Lord Shri Ram killed Ravana and on this day Maa Durga killed Mahishasura. That's why Dussehra is also called Vijayadashami because on this day the victory of good over evil. 

Dussehra Date

  • According to the Hindu calendar, the Dashami date of Ashwin month Shukla Paksha will remain at 6.52 pm on 14 October 2021 till 6.02 pm on 15 October.

Auspicious time for Dussehra worship

  • Dussehra i.e. Vijayadashami is on 15 October this year. Shubh Muhurta will be from 1.38 am to 2.24 pm. In the meantime, you can do any auspicious work. 

Dussehra worship method

  • Lord Rama, Maa Durga, Maa Saraswati, Lord Ganesha, and Hanuman Ji are worshiped on the day of Dussehra i.e. Vijayadashami. On this day ten balls are made from cow dung which is also called Kande. In these kinds, barley sown on the day of Navratri is planted. After this, worship is done by lighting incense and lamps. There is also a custom of keeping barley behind the ear in many places.

Importance of Dussehra

  • On the day of Dasaratha, Lord Shri Ram had won the victory by killing the tyrannical Ravana and it is said that this war went on continuously for 9 days. After this Lord Rama won on the 10th day. After this, Mata Sita was freed from her captivity and brought. At the same time, it is also said that before going to war with Lord Rama, Maa Durga was worshipped and the mother was pleased and gave her a boon to be victorious. Apart from this, there is another belief that Maa Durga had won the victory by killing Mahishasura on the day of Dussehra.