100 Words Essay on Dussehra in English

Vijayadashami, also known as Dussehra, Dasara or Dashain, is a major Hindu festival celebrated every year . The Hindus observe this day by Putting tika on forehead, prayers, conducting religious rituals like burning an effigy of Ravana.  The story behind this festival is found in the Hindu epic Ramayana. This great epic teaches us about the battle between good and evil. The festival’s name is derived from the Sanskrit words dasha “ten” and hara “defeat”. It has been said that Dussehra brings the seasonal change and it also marks the homecoming of Pandavas from their exile of 13 years.