Vijaydashmi of the year 2021, or also known as Dusshera, falls on the Dashmi of the Shukla Paksha in the Ashwini month, which falls on the date of 15th of October. Dussehra is regarded as a sign of good triumphing over evil. Lord Rama, a dignified man, murdered Ravana on this day. As a result, it is known as Vijaya Dashami in many locations; nevertheless, Ravana is also adored in various parts of the country. Ma Durga had defeated the demon Mahishasura on this day. Before Dussehra, the Ramleela is a 14-day performance in which numerous characters portray the Leela or life of Lord Ram on stage. Ravana is murdered on the final day, and Ramleela comes to an end. The day of Dussehra is believed to be extremely auspicious, and hence if someone can choose an auspicious date for marriage, then they can also marry on this day which will be considered to be very fortunate.
Spiritual Significance Of Vijaya Dasami 2021
It commemorates the day when Lord Rama defeated Ravana, Lanka's ten-headed evil ruler. This day also commemorates the death of Mahishasur, the demon king, who was assassinated by Goddess Durga on this day.
Durga was formed by the Gods by combining their spiritual energies in order to produce an ultimate ‘shakti' capable of annihilating Mahishasur, according to legend.
This day commemorates Goddess Durga's return to Kailash following a ten-day stay at her parents' home on Earth. Mother Durga and her four children—Lakshmi, Saraswati, Kartikeya, and Ganesha—visit their paternal home every year.
Jaya and Vijaya, two of her'sakhis,' or companions, accompany her. In Mahabharata, Vijaya Dashami commemorates the Pandavas' victory over the Kauravas and the end of their exile. It also marks the start of the harvest celebration in India.
Puja Rituals For Vijaydashmi Or Dussehra In 2021
During the Dussehra or Vijaydashmi festival, get up early, take a bath, and then build spherical jars out of cow dung that you can keep in the courtyard. As the image of Lord Shiva and his sons and brothers in these vessels. One must place silver and wet paddy in these 4 utensils, and now cover them with a cloth, and worship with flowers, incense sticks and then pray to God with a pure heart. After you are finished with the worshipping, provide food to the Brahmins and the ones in need, serve them meals, and then after that you can eat too.