Happy Vijaya Dasami

11 Oct


Vijayadasami (Sanskrit: विजयदशमी) also known as Dussehra (Sanskrit: दशहरा) an important Hindu  festival celebrated in a variety of ways in India and abroad. Dasha Hara is a Sanskrit word which means removal of the following ten bad qualities (evils) within you:

  • Ahankara* (Ego)
  • Amanavta* (Cruelty)
  • Anyaaya* (Injustice)
  • Kama vasana* (Lust)
  • Krodha* (Anger)
  • Lobha* (Greed)
  • Mada* (Over Pride)
  • Matsara* (Jealousy)
  • Moha* (Attachment)
  • Swartha* (Selfishness)

Hence, also known as ’Vijaydashami’ signifying  ”Vijaya or Win” over these ten bad qualities (evils).

Happy Vijaya Dasami !!



Posted by on 11/10/2016 in Festival of India, Uncategorized


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8 responses to “Happy Vijaya Dasami

  1. papabackpacker

    11/10/2016 at 10:09 PM

    Happy Vijaya Dasami, Anil 😁

    • Anil

      11/10/2016 at 10:54 PM

      Same to you!

  2. Bipasha

    13/10/2016 at 7:46 PM

    Hi Anil, that’s abeautiful post. Now I know the meaning of Dasha Hara, thanks to you. Happy Dussehra!

    • Anil

      13/10/2016 at 10:53 PM

      Thanks for your wishes! Wish the same for you!!

  3. Sindhu's Kitchen

    19/10/2016 at 4:24 PM

    Very nice blog and very detailed article 🙂

    • Anil

      19/10/2016 at 5:27 PM

      Thank you so much! 🙂

  4. yachna

    28/10/2016 at 2:18 AM

    Can these 10 negative qualities be related to the asurs that were killed by her?

    • Anil

      28/10/2016 at 3:58 PM

      Not exactly so but it is the explanation of the meaning of Dussera or Vijayadashami. When we wish Happy Dussera_ what does it mean -the inner meaning.thanks for your comment!


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