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  • proper n. One of the important Hindu festivals.

Etymologies

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From Sanskrit विजय (vijaya)

Examples

  • About Dasshera en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vijayadashami

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  • Vijayadashami, also known as Dusshera is the 10th day following Navratri.

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  • However, five traditional holidays fall either on a second Saturday or a Sunday -- Mahaveer Jayanti, Basava Jayanti, Independence Day, Vijayadashami and Ganesha Chaturthi.

    The Times of India

  • Called Vidyarambham, what started off as a ritual among Hindus has become a popular custom followed by churches as well to initiate children into learning on Vijayadashami day.

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  • It premiered last year on Vijayadashami at the Changampuzha Samskarika Kendram, Kochi.

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • It will conclude on Vijayadashami, which symbolises the victory of Good over Evil.

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  • (LAF), †said Sudarshan in his Vijayadashami rally address on Sunday. “To keep domestic prices under control, the RBI will issue bonds under the Market Stabilisation Scheme of that value.

    The Times of India

  • Usually the performances are timed to culminate on the festival of Vijayadashami day, that commemorates the victory of Lord Ram over demon king Ravana, when the actors are taken out in a procession through the city, leading up to a mela ground or town square, where the enactment of the final battle takes place, before giant effigies of Ravana, his brother Kumbhakaran and son Meghanath are set fire, and coronation or abhisheka of Rama at Ayodhya takes place, marking the culmination of festivities and restoration of the divine order.

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  • "Today, we celebrate the festival of Vijayadashami, today good won over evil.

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