Dasara

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Dasara, a South Indian term for Vijayadashami, derived from the Sanskrit Dasha-hara meaning "remover of bad fate", is among the most important festivals celebrated in India. Other regional spellings include Dashera, Dussera and Dussehra in North India.

Specifically, it may refer to:

See also[edit]

  • Durga Puja, the five- or six-day festival celebrates in Eastern India and elsewhere
  • Dasara Elephants, an integral part of the Mysore Dasara festival