Mysore Dasara 2023 Date

Mysore Dasara 2023 Date

Mysore Dasara is a Royal Festival of Karnataka which celebrates victory of Truth over Evil. As per the legend, Goddess Chamundeeswari or Durga killed the demon Mahishasura on Vijayadashami day. On the tenth day during Navratri festival of September-October month, which is popularly known as Vijayadashami, the traditional Dasara procession is held on the streets of Mysore. The 10 Days Dasara festival starts on 15th October 2023 at 09.00hrs offering Pooja to Godess Chamundeshwari on top of Chamundi Hill.

Mysore Dasara festivities, the 10-day festival is celebrated with great pomp and show, attracting tourists from not only India but the whole world. Mysuru was once called ‘Mahishur,’ as it is believed that this is the place where Goddess Chamundeshwari killed the buffalo-headed demon, Mahishasura. Dasara is a 10-day festival which ends on Vijayadashami or the tenth day. The sixth day is in honour of goddess Saraswathi. Eight day is dedicated to Durga and Ninth day is for Lakshmi, goddess of wealth. A grand procession is carried out from Mysore Palace and ending in Bannimantap On the tenth day.

Mysore Dasara 2023 Timings

Mysore Dasara 2023 Date - Tuesday, October 24, 2023

Dasara Vijaya Muhurat - 02:05 PM to 02:52 PM
Duration - 00 Hours 47 Mins

North Vijayadashami on Tuesday, October 24, 2023

Mysore Dasara Aparahna Time - 01:18 PM to 03:39 PM
Duration - 02 Hours 21 Mins

Dashami Tithi Begins - 05:44 PM on Oct 23, 2023
Dashami Tithi Ends - 03:14 PM on Oct 24, 2023

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