When Is Dussehra 2023 In Australia? – Know Everything Here
Australia, known for its multiculturalism, welcomes a diverse range of communities from around the world. Among them, the Indian community in Australia maintains its rich traditions and celebrates its cultural heritage with great zeal. Dussehra, a significant Hindu festival, is one such occasion that brings Indians together in Australia, providing a sense of connection to their homeland, India. Check out the details of Dussehra 2023 in Australia, highlighting its significance, celebrations, Muhurat & more.
Dussehra 2023 Date & Timings In Australia
Dussehra is celebrated on the 10th day of the bright half of the lunar month of Ashwin. In 2023, Dussehra will be celebrated in Australia on Tuesday, 24th October after Navratri 2023. Here are the details regarding Dussehra 2023 Muhurat & timings –
|Vijayadashami||24th October 2023, Tuesday||24th October 2023, Tuesday|
|Dashami Tithi Begins||11:14 PM on Oct 23, 2023||05:44 PM on Oct 23, 2023|
|Dashami Tithi Ends||08:44 PM on Oct 24, 2023||03:14 PM on Oct 24, 2023|
|Vijay Muhurat||02:52 PM to 03:44 PM||01:58 PM to 02:43 PM|
|Aparahna Puja Time||01:59 PM to 04:37 PM||01:13 PM to 03:28 PM|
History Of Dussehra
In North India, it’s the epic battle of Lord Rama against Ravana, symbolizing the victory of good over evil. In the south, Mysore dazzles with lights as Goddess Chamundeshwari defeats Mahishasur, another demon, celebrating the same theme. Other regions honour Goddess Durga’s conquest of Mahishasur during the nine-day Navaratri festival, followed by her immersion, marking her return to the divine world after establishing righteousness on Earth. These diverse stories remind us that Dussehra is a festival of courage, righteousness, and the ultimate victory of light over darkness.
Dussehra paves the way for the start of Diwali 2023 preparations, which falls just twenty days later. Diwali, one of the most celebrated festivals, honours Lord Rama’s return home after defeating Ravana, and it’s all about spreading light and joy in our lives.
Dussehra/Vijayadashami Celebrations In India
Dussehra is a festival of vibrant traditions and celebrations. People enact Lord Ram’s life story through the lively Ramleela, a theatrical performance. At night, massive effigies of the demon king Ravan are filled with firecrackers and set ablaze on open grounds, lighting up the sky. In some celebrations, effigies of Ravan’s allies, Meghnad and Kumbhkaran, join the fiery spectacle.
Gujarat adds its unique flavour with the Garba, a popular folk dance performed during Navratri and Dussehra. People adorn traditional attire and revel in the festivities. So, get your flights to Gujarat booked today to enjoy this vibrant celebration. Check out the most popular routes below –
West Bengal has its special way of marking Dussehra by immersing the idol of Goddess Durga in the river, bidding her a ceremonious farewell called Visarjan. Reserve your flights to West Bengal and take part in the Pooja of Goddess Durga. Here are the famous routes you can consider –
South India embraces the idols of Goddesses Durga, Lakshmi, and Saraswati, bringing them home. Married women visit each other, exchange gifts like coconuts and betel nuts, sing hymns, and honour these three powerful forms of the goddess—Saraswati, Lakshmi, and Durga. Reserve your flights to South India today to enjoy these diverse rituals and celebrations that make Dussehra a rich tapestry of cultural expressions. You can consider taking these popular routes –
Dussehra 2023 Events In Australia
- Dussehra 2023
Tuesday, 06:30 PM to 08:00 PM
Shri Swaminarayan Mandir Bhuj, 69 Wadhurst Drive, Boronia, VIC – 3155 Melbourne, Australia
Organizer – Shri Swaminarayan Mandir Melbourne
- Dussehra Mela
Saturday, 03:00 PM to 09:00 PM
Epping Soccer Stadium, Harvest Home Rd, Epping VIC – 3076, Melbourne, Australia
Organizer – Prem Prakash Mandal Mandir Melbourne
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