state-festival of the state of Karnataka, India
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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Media in category "Mysore Dasara"
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- Arjuna Entering The Balle Forest For Morning Walk!.jpg 6,000 × 4,000; 17.23 MB
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