New Delhi: Dussehra falls on October 11, 2016.It is an important festival celebrated by Hindus across India. Dussehra festival marks the victory of good over evil. According to mythology, Lord Rama killed Ravana on this day.

On Vijayadashami day, devotees make huge effigies of Ravana and burn it. Dussehra is one of the grand festivals which is celebrated after Dugra Puja and after 20 days of Dussehra festival, Hindus celebrate Diwali according to Hindu calendars.

Here is the auspicious muhurat timing of Dussehra or Vijayadashami 2016:

  • Navratri Navami Tithi Begins at = 22:30 on 9th Oct, 2016
  • Navami Tithi Ends at = 22:53 on 10th Oct, 2016
  • Vijay Muhurat = 14:21 to 15:08 (0 Hours 46 Mins)
  • Aparahna Puja Time = 13:35 to 15:55 (2 Hours 19 Mins)
  • Dashami Tithi Begins at = 22:53 on 10th Oct, 2016
  • Dashami Tithi Ends at = 22:28 on 11th Oct, 2016