Vijayadashami 2020 Date, Puja Shubh Muhurat, History | Know Why Vijaya Dashami Celebrated After Navratri?

Vijayadashami Festival 2020 Date & Time in India: The tenth day of Ashwin, Shukla Paksha is referred to as Vijaya Dashami. On this auspicious day, devotees celebrate the victory of Goddess Durga over Mahishasura Evil. Also, Vijayadashami is known as Dussehra and Dasara. People celebrate Navratri ie., nine nights, and perform Vijayadashmi Puja on the tenth day by remembering the winning of Good over evil.

In Telangana State, devotees worship Bathukamma a clay pot decorated with flowers and dance around them with great enthusiasm. Also, On Vijayadashami day after Puja, the Women and children organize ‘Bommala Koluvu’, which is a specific arrangement of dolls and toys, aesthetically accompanied by flowers as well as decorative lights. However, People can find complete information About Vijaya Dashami Festival 2020 from the further modules so go ahead.

About Vijayadashami 2020 Date, Time, Importance, History, Celebrations in India

The name itself conveys that ‘Vijaya’ means victory. It means the victory of Mother Goddess Durga over a demon Mahishasura (evil/ Adharma), with a buffalo’s head and a human body. Want to know Why the battle between Goddess and Demon took place and why we celebrate Vijayadashami after Navratri? Then you must undergo the below section of this article. So, let’s dive into the article and collect all the answers to your questions regarding the Vijaya Dashami festival 2020. All necessary details like Vijayadashami Puja Tithi, Dussehra Celebrations, History of Dasara, etc. are discussed here for all devotees & kids.

Vijaya Dashami 2020 Date Time Puja Muhurat

Vijaya Dashami Tithi 2020

The Dashami tithi starts at 7:41 AM on 25th October 2020 and finishes at 9:00 AM on October 26, 2020.

2020 Vijayadashami Puja Muhurat

Vijaya Dashami is one of the biggest holy festivals for Hindus in India. On the Vijayadashami festival, people worship Goddess Durga and start a day with Vijaya Dashami Pooja. The Puja Muhurat of Vijayadashami is from 01:00 noon to 12:00 noon to 27:00. The total duration of the Durga Puja is 02 hours 15 minutes.

On this day, the total time for Vijay Muhurtam is 45 minutes. Lord Rama, Goddess Aparajita, and Shami tree are worshiped on the day of Dasara 2020. But, the festival of Vijayadashami in Bengal is on Monday 26 October. 

History of Vijaya Dashami | Why Vijayadashami celebrated after Navratri 2020?

According to some other beliefs and Puranas, the powerful demons called Asuras always seek to defeat Gods and get control of Heaven. One more History of Dasara Navarati was defeating and killing one of the powerful demons named Mahishasura. After defeating the gods by asuras, the entire world was suffering the evil acts by Mahishasura. To defeat that evil and get the victory of God’s. All Gods combined their energies into Shakti and formed a young and beautiful female God with ten hands, along with special weapons. This shakti after taken into the form of Goddess Durga and fought with Mahishasura for nine days and nights. At last, on the tenth day of Ashvini Shukla Paksha, the evil Mahishasura was killed by the Goddess Durga. Eventually, the victory of Good over Evil is celebrated as Dussehra festival.

Navratri Durga Mata Avatars

How to Celebrate Dusshera Festival at Home?

Vijayadashami festival is also called Dusshera or Dasara. People in India celebrate this festival as an important Hindu festival with full of joy and happiness. Here, we have listed some points on how to celebrate the Vijayadashami festival 2020 at home:

  • Tell the stories of the legendary King Rama to your children.
  • Dress up your kids as various characters from the Ramayana story and ask them to prepare and perform ancient scenes from the Ramayana.
  • Prepare all necessary things for the Vijayadashami Puja and finish it in a traditional way within the Puja Muhurat.
  • Play recitations and hymns highlighting the life story of Lord Rama.
  • Tell your children to make small effigies of Ravana by recycling some waste papers and burn them on a balcony or nearby garden by taking safety measures.
  • People watch Ramlila’s story on TVs and narrate the story to kids and tell them the festival is celebrated to honor the victory of the good over the evil.

Final Words

Indian devotees celebrate Sharadiya Navratri with great joy and divine. Devotees who are absorbed in the devotion of Mother are now waiting for Ashtami, Navami, and Dussehra (Vijayadashami). This year, both Ashtami and Navami fall together so people who want to fast can keep on this day for good things to happen in their life. Check all about the Vijaya Dashami festival 2020 and celebrate it safely at home by decorating the Puja Gadi in various ways. Also, greet your family and friends by sending the Vijayadashami wishes images on Whatsapp and other social media apps.

We, the versionweekly team wish you celebrate a joyful & Happy Vijayadashami 2020! 

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