Dussehra (Dasara) is one of the most auspicious festivals celebrated in a variety of ways in India. Dasara Festival also called Vijayadashami. The word of Dussehra is derived from Sanskrit word Dasha-Hara is a form of Dashanan Ravan. Dasara is a Nine Days festival Started from Aswayuja(Ashvin Month) Suddha Padyami to Dashami. People will worship Goddess Durga Mata on these days. So these days are also called Durga Navratri (Sharan Navaratri). Navratri means Nine Nights then the the tenth day is celebrated as Dussehra.
Based on Hindu Calender, Vijayadashami festival is celebrated on the tenth day of darker fortnight the month of Ashwin. Usually this festival occurs in September month or October month of the Gregorian calendar. In 2018 Dasara Festival & Durga Pooja Celebration starts from October 10th 2018 to October 18th 2018. Book Pandit for Durga Navratri Puja on this auspicious Dasara Festival now!