Astrologer told that according to Hindu calendar, this year Dashami Tithi of Shukla Paksha of Ashwin month is starting from 5:44 pm on 23rd October and it will end on 24th October at 3:14 pm.
Ravana was killed on the day of Vijayadashami.
It is believed that a few days before killing Ravana, Lord Rama had worshiped Adi Shakti Maa Durga.
By burning the effigy of Ravana, man destroys his inner ego and anger.
By burning the effigy of Ravana, every person destroys his inner ego and anger. Immersion of idols of Maa Durga is also done on this day.
killing of mahishasura
On Dashami itself, Mother Durga had killed the demon Mahishasura. Therefore it is celebrated as Vijayadashami. Ravana Dahan takes place at different places across the country and the traditions of each place are completely different.
Shopping is done on the day of Vijayadashami
Weapons are worshiped only on the day of Vijayadashami. Shami tree is also worshiped on this day. This day is auspicious for purchasing vehicles, electronics items, gold, jewellery, new clothes etc.
The sight of the Neelkanth bird is considered auspicious
It is considered auspicious to see the Neelkanth bird on the day of Dussehra. Seeing Neelkanth bird increases money and wealth. It is believed that if Neelkanth is seen at any time on the day of Dussehra, it brings happiness in the house.
auspicious work is considered auspicious
All types of auspicious works are done on this day. On this day, fairs are organized at various places and Ramlila is also organised.
The marriage ceremony performed on the day of Vijayadashami is inauspicious.
Marriage rituals on the day of Vijayadashami are considered inauspicious.
betel leaf is auspicious
On the day of Vijayadashami, eating betel leaves after burning Ravana, Kumbhakarna and Meghnad expresses the joy of victory of truth.