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The Story of Dussera or Dussehra

The Story of Dussera or Dussehra

Update: 2019-10-08
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Dussera of Vijaya Dashmi (also known as Vijaya or Bijoya in Bengali) is celebrated every year to celebrate the victory of Good over Evil. This festival follows the 9 day festival of Navaratri, which means festival of nine nights.  Listen to this episode and learn how this festival is celebrated in different parts of India.

Dussera is popular particularly Bengal and Odisha, Gujarat, and the city of Mysuru in Karnataka. In this episode, you will also learn about the different legends associated with this festival. Some of these legends are: a.the victory of Lord Ram over Ravan b.the slaying of the demon Mahishasur by Goddess Durga, c. praying of Goddess Saraswati, and d. the story of Pandavas and Dussera.

This episode was narrated by Lakshmi Sudheendra, and compiled from a variety of public domain sources including Wikipedia. Music titled Music Box Gift. This episode has been produced by gaatha story.

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gopi krishna

It's nice

Oct 13th
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The Story of Dussera or Dussehra

The Story of Dussera or Dussehra

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