When Dussehra in 2011 ? | Dussehra 2011 Date | Vijayadashami 2011 Date | Shastra Puja 2011 Date | Astra Puja 2011 Date

About Vijayadashami or Dussehra Festival:

Dussehra is a popular festival celebrated by Hindus all over India, albeit with differentnames. It is also known as Vijayadashmi ('Vijay' meaning 'victory' and 'Dashmi meaning 'tenth day), as it is believed that it was on this day that Lord Rama killed the demon-king, Ravana and rescued his abducted wife - Sita. In other words, it signifies the triumph of good over evil. The legendary triumph is reenacted to the day. In the northern parts of India, huge effigies of Ravana, his giant brother Kumbhkarna and son Meghnath are placed in vast open grounds. Fireworks and crackers are placed inside the effigies.

Dussehra 2011 Date and Vijayadashami 2011 Date:

Dussehra or Vijayadashami 2011 Celebrated On 06 October Thursday.

About Shastra Puja or Astra Puja:

Shastra Puja is held on the ninth day of the Navratri Festival – this is the Mahanavami day during Durga Puja. The weapons (Sastra or Astra) used by Goddess Durga are worshipped onthis day. Shastra Puja 2011 date is October 5. Today, people worship the tools and objects that they use to earn a livelihood.

Shastra Puja is also known as Ayudha Puja in South India. A similar ritual held during DurgaPuja is the Astra Puja.
Shastra Puja 2011 Date and Astra Puja 2011 Date:

Shastra Puja or Astra Puja 2011 Celebrated On October 5 Wednesday.

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