dussehra-festival

Dussehra is one of the most popular festivals in India. This festival is a must visit in order to get a close look of the religious traditions of India. The festival marks the victory of good over evil. The religious belief behind this festival is that Lord Rama and his brother Lakshmana defeated Ravana during a colossal battle. Large numbers of tourists from various far off corners of the world come to India in order to witness this grand festival.

The celebration of Dussehra involves a number of traditions and customs to be performed. Huge effigies of Ravana are made packed with fire crackers. These effigies are set on fire and it is great sight for the viewers to see these effigies burning with a grand display of fire crackers. Chanting of “Jay Sree Ram” can be heard to mark the victory of Lord Rama over Ravana.