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Mysore Dasara 
state-festival of the state of Karnataka, India
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মহীশূর দশেরা (bn); Mysore Dasara (fr); Mysore Dasara (id); മൈസൂർ ദസറ (ml); मैसूरुदसरा (sa); म्हैसूरचा दसरा (mr); ಡಿಎಪಿ (kn); マイソールのダサラ (ja); Mysore Dasara (en); دسارای میسور (fa); మైసూరులో దసరా ఉత్సవాలు (te); மைசூரு தசரா (ta) state-festival of the state of Karnataka, India (en); म्हैसूरमधील प्रसिद्ध उत्सव (mr); dasaracelebration (kn) Mysore Dasara (ml)

Mysore Dasara (Kannada ಮೈಸೂರು ದಸರ) is the Nadahabba (state-festival) of the Indian state of Karnataka. It is also called as Navaratri (Nava-ratri = nine-nights) and is a 10-day festival with the last day being Vijayadashami, the most auspicious day of Dasara. Dasara usually falls in the month of September or October. According to a legend, en:Vijayadashami denotes the victory of truth over evil and was the day when the Hindu Goddess Chamundeshwari killed the demon Mahishasura. The city of Mysore has a long tradition of celebrating the Dasara festival and the festivities here are an elaborate affair and attract a large audience including foreigners.


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