200 Words Dussehra Essay In English

India is the land of distinct cultures and colorful festivals. Each festival in India has its own meaning and purpose of celebration. The festival of Dussehra has a religious-historical meaning and inherent values.

It is celebrated on Dashmi (10th day) of the lunar month. According to the great Indian Epic, Ramayana’s Ravana was a great scholar but a demon. He was the king of Lanka. He was killed on this day by Sri Rama.

Bengalis believe that Durga came on the Earth on this day. The meaning of Durga is a victory of good over evil. We celebrate Dussehra so that our evils are destroyed and goodness trample.

Dussehra is celebrated in all parts of India with joy and fun. The effigies of the demon kings, Ravana,kumbhkarana, and meghnath are burnt. The play of Ramayana is staged and fairs are held and sweets are distributed.

The children wear new clothes and get toys and sweets. In some communities on this day, sisters put a tilak on their brother’s forehead. They pray for their welfare. Businessmen worship their account books on this day.

Dussehra not only bright Joy but also inspire us to win over our bad instinct by good deeds and pious thoughts

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