Dussehra festival is also celebrated as Vijayadashami or Dasara in many parts of India. This year in 2016, the Dussehra festival is going to be celebrated on 11th of Oct 2016. The festival commemorates the killing of Demon Ravan by Lord Rama. The Victory of Lord Rama is celebrated as Vijaya dashami, in which people perform various rituals like Ravan Dahan (Burning of Ravan Idol), Shami Puja, Aparajita Puja (अपराजिता पूजा) and Seema Avalanghan as per as rituals mentioned in ancient Hindu vedic sculptures. It is important to follow correct puja timings and Ravan Dahan Shubh Muhurat to burn ravana idol publicly or at your home. Get Dussehra 2015 Muhurat timings, Ravan Dahan Muhurat right here on this page.
Dussehra 2016 & Ravan Dahan Shubh Muhurat Timings
Date & Day:- 11th Oct 2016, (Thursday)
Ravan Dahan Muhurat:- 1:57 PM to 2:42 PM (Total Duration= 0 hours and 44 Mins) For New Delhi, India.
Ravan Dahan Muhurat:- 2:17 PM to 3:03 PM (Total Duration= 0 hours and 45 Mins) For Mumbai, Maharashtra.
Ravan Dahan Muhurat:- 2:00 PM to 2:47 PM (Total Duration= 0 hours and 46 Mins) For Bangalore, Karnataka.
Ravan Dahan Muhurat:- 1:14 PM to 2:00 PM (Total Duration= 0 hours and 45 Mins) For Kolkata, West Bengal.
Dussehra 2016 Aparahna Puja Muhurat Time:- 1:12 PM to 3:26 PM
- The time on which Ravan Idol should be burn is known as Vijaya Muhurat and the timings for 2015 are mentioned above.
- For people living in other cities can follow the timings of closest cities to the above 4 mentioned cities.
- Aparahna Puja Time should be followed for performing various rituals like Shami Puja, Aparajita Puja (अपराजिता पूजा) and Seema Avalanghan.
- Note that above timings are applicable only in India as per as Indian Standard Timings (IST). For Timings in USA, UK, Canada, UAE, Australia, Malaysia, Indonesia, Etc, please check back local timings as comparable to above timings.