Durga Puja/ Dussehra- (in english)
There are many festivals of Hindus. Which has some special significance in one way or the other, because all these festivals and festivals give us new life and enthusiasm as well as special joy. We take the inspiration of mutual love and brotherhood and sympathy with them, and move our life chariot on the path of progress. From these festivals and festivals, we learn the truth, ideal and morality. These festivals and festivals convey the awakening message of our past glory and its importance. We are blessed and thankful by them. Among the major festivals
The reason for celebrating Dussehra is that on this day, the great and mighty Purushottam Sri Rama had not only defeated the glorious Lanka King Ravan, but had conquered Lanka by ending it. In this joy and gaiety, this festival is celebrated every year on the tenth day of Shukla Paksha of Ashwin month. Some other reasons for celebrating this festival of Dussehra are also mentioned.
The festival of Dussehra is not celebrated in the memory of Shri Ram in North-Eastern India in Bengal. The festival of Dussehra is celebrated there in honor and reverence of Mahashakti Durga. There is a belief among the people that on this day only the superpower Durga departs to Mount Kailash. For this, people do worship, worship and Akhand recitation and chant all night in memory of Durga.Till Navaratri, the idols of Durga Mata are decorated in all the houses and their tableau are taken out with great reverence and devotion and hymns are performed.
Thus, the festival of Dussehra is mainly associated with the Ram-Ravana war episode. There are Ramlilaas from Pratipada to Dashami to display it. On the day of Dashami, the episodes of Ram-Ravana’s war are shown. The hilarity of the symbols of the monkeys and the monsters seems to be very unique and interesting. Seeing these pastimes, where devotion and feeling arises within the devotees, anger also arises against the wicked Ravana. On this occasion, a special kind of enthusiasm and consciousness arises in the public mind.
There is a lot of chanting everywhere on this festival day. Fairs are visible in the markets. Fairs are also held in small villages. All the rich and poor buy goods according to their power. Children are most happy and have a wonderful consciousness. This festival is a special joy for the farmers. At this time they get their fair price by cutting the kharif crops. Special decoration and cleaning of the houses takes place on the auspicious occasion of this festival. People wear new clothes.
The festival of Dussehra is a symbol of our civilization and culture. This festival is a festival completely irrigated by religion. All its functions are done by our faith and belief. While celebrating this festival, we begin to have knowledge of human and natural tendencies like sin-virtue, good-bad, moral, immoral.Dussehra is one such festival, which celebrates the unique ideals of Rama and the immense power of Durga in us. In fact, we also begin to imagine the man becoming the deity through the Dussehra festival.
This festival of Vijayadashami gives the message of the victory of Ramattva over Ravanatva. We should treat this festival in harmony with piety and pious spirit. With this, our ancient culture, civilization and sacred ideology are maintained. Only then our future generations will not hesitate to adopt it.