Dussehra festival refers to the triumph of good over evil, and light over darkness; the festival is celebrated throughout the country. It is a list of 6 places where is Dussehra celebrated in India.
Places Where Dussehra is Celebrated in India
Kota Dussehra is unique because it is more than just the beginning of a festive period. Dussehra festival in Kota is one of the most famous festivals among the various festivals held in different parts of Rajasthan.
Bastar is celebrated in Dandakaranya, where 'Lord Ram' is believed to have spent 14 years of his exile. Jagdalpur is famous for the sacred temple of 'Ma Danteshwari', the local goddess, who was worshiped as the incarnation of Shakti. Every year during Dussehra, thousands of tribes from surrounding villages and forests, gather here to honor the goddess.
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Mysore Dasara is the Karnataka festival, a 10 day festival and the last of its days is Vijayadashami. The city of Mysore Dasara has a long tradition of celebrating the festival, attracting a large audience including foreigners.
Kullu Dussehra is one of the most famous Dussehra Festival celebrated in Dhalpur Square in the Kullu Valley. Himachal Pradesh has given the Kullu Dussehra festival a place in the international festival that attracts tourists in large numbers.
The Dasara festival is celebrated in Madikeri, a 10 day celebration in the Indian state of Karnataka. Madikeri Dasara is one of the most famous festivals to celebrate in the state.
Mangalore Dasara in the city of Mangalore attracts devotees across India to celebrate the Dasara festival and tiger dance and beer dance are the main attractions.