Vijayadasami also known as Dussehra or Dasara is considered by Hindu’s to be one of the most auspicious day’s of the year.
In 2016, Dussehra will be celebrated on Tuesday, 11th October 2016.
Dussehra is one of the Sade Teen Muhurat (3 and half best muhurats in Hinduism) a day in which there is no bad time or bad muhurat, other being Gudi Padwa, Akshaya Tritiya and Gujarati New Year Day.
During these Sade Teen Muhurats, new businesses, gruhapravesh, and new constructions will be started.
Purchasing any new vehicle, electronic item, gold and clothes on this day is also considered auspicious.
Although there is no bad time or bad muhurat during Dusshera day, people still want to perform any auspicious thing in the best muhurat of the day.
Vijayadasami Vijay Muhurat is an auspicious time on the Dussehra day.
In 2016, Vijayadasami Vijay Muhurat is from 2.21 pm to 3.08 pm.
Common rituals and puja’s performed in different parts of the country include the Shami Puja, Simollanghan, Vahana Puja, Ayudha Puja, Vidhyarambham, Aparajita Puja and Durga Visarjan
On this day, people also worship Lord Neelkantha.