10 Lines on Dussehra

Almost every religion in the world has some important festivals which the people of other religions celebrate as well, sharing the same enthusiasm. One of such festivals is Dussehra. Dussehra is a Hindu festival and you can have more information about it through the sets of ten lines below.

Ten Lines on Dussehra

Set 1

1) Dussehra is a Hindu festival which commemorates the victory of Lord Rama over the evil king Ravan.

2) It also marks the victory of Goddess Durga over Mahishasur to protect the world from him.

3) People construct a tall effigy of Ravan to demolish on the day to mark the celebration.

4) Ramlila, a dramatic portrayal of the life of Lord Rama which attracts people on the festival.

5) Many fairs and functions organize throughout the country, which witnesses a huge crowd gathering.

6) The real festivity of this occasion appears in the evening when people from all walks attend the fair and enjoy the burning of the effigy.

7) Devotees also keep fast during the Navratri festival, which they devote to the nine incarnations of Goddess Durga.

8) Dussehra also marks the end of nine days of Navratri festival when the statues of Goddess Durga immerse in the water bodies.

9) Mysore Dussehra is one of the most famous Dussehra festivals celebrated in India.

10) Dussehra is the traditional festival which teaches us the truth, good deeds and moral values by exhibiting the power of knowledge and ethics.


Set 2

1) Dussehra is the festival of India showing the power of truthfulness and righteous practice in defeating the evil.

2) This was the day when Lord Rama defeated the demon king Ravan after a long fierce battle between them.

3) Different communities of India celebrate Dussehra with their unique way of celebrations.

4) Several south Indian states celebrate Dussehra by devoting it to Saraswati, the goddess of knowledge, and start the formal education of their kids on this day.

5) Ayudh Pooja is an integral part of the Dussehra festival when people worship their weapons, professional instruments and tools to seek the blessings of Goddess Saraswati.

6) In Maharashtra and many south Indian states, people worship their vehicles and decorate it with flowers and incense sticks on the occasion of Dussehra.

7) The Kullu Dussehra in the Kullu Valley of Himachal Pradesh is the internationally renowned Dussehra festival where people across the world visit to witness the festivity of the occasion.

8) UNESCO has inscribed the traditional performance during Dussehra festival as the “Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity” in 2008.

9) Indonesia is the country where Ramlila performance is staged for the whole year by Muslim performers, which gives the message of unity, brotherhood and harmony.

10) Dussehra symbolizes the destruction of evil and arrogance by the rightful and truthful behaviour by the enlightenment of knowledge and moral values.


Set 3

1) Dussehra is a major Hindu festival celebrated in southern Asia including India, Nepal and Sri Lanka.

2) According to the Hindu Luni-solar calendar, Dussehra falls in either Ashwin or Karthik month.

3) The festival celebrates the slaughter of Ravan at the hands of Lord Rama.

4) Dussehra also marks the conclusion of nine-day long Navratri festival which venerates Goddess Durga.

5) Devotees observe a nine-day long fast, breaking on the day before Dussehra.

6) The festival also commemorates the slaying of buffalo demon Mahishasur by Goddess Durga.

7) Dussehra also marks the beginning of Diwali festival, which falls 20 days after Dussehra.

8) Organization of small fares at several places, mainly northern India, is common on the occasion of Dussehra.

9) In Kullu, Himachal Pradesh a seven-day festival venerating Lord Raghunath is famous on Dussehra.

10) In 2008, UNESCO inscribed Dussehra as one of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

Set 4

1) The festival of Dussehra is the mark of religious grandeur in India.

2) Dussehra celebration usually falls in the Gregorian calendar months September-October.

3) Dussehra is a day to commemorate that the truth never gets defeated and evils always get its punishment.

4) Burning of large effigies of Ravan in Northern parts of India is a symbol of Ravana Vadh.

5) Ram Lila performances are a major part of Dussehra celebrations in north India.

6) The festival concludes with the submergence of clay statues of Goddess into river bodies.

7) Dussehra is also famous as “Vijayadashami” which in English translates to “the tenth day of victory”.

8) In northern India, people burn small and large effigies of Ravan on the day of Dussehra.

9) In some religious places like Varanasi, the Ram Lila enactment happens for a month.

10) Vijayadashami in eastern India is Bijoya Dashami.


Dussehra is the festival to be celebrated by every people irrespective of their social or economic conditions. This is one of the Hindu festivals which share the extreme joy and enthusiasm. This is the festival which spreads the importance of good deeds, ethics and knowledge. The burning of the effigy of Ravan should not only happen on Dussehra, but it should also be a part of the day to day life by the victory of inner light over the spiritual darkness.

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