Dussehra for the year 2008 is celebrated/ observed on Thursday, October 9th.
Dussehra, also known as Maha Navami, celebrates good over evil. This Hindu festival is observed on the month of Ashvin (October) on the 10th day of Shukla Paksha which means bright half.
Thursday, October 9th is day number 283 of the 2008 calendar year with -10 years, -8 months, -15 days until Dussehra 2008.
More information on Dussehra. (Traditions, Customs and History)
|Name(s):||Dussehra, Vijayadashami, Dasara, Navratri, Maha Navami|
|When:||Ashvin which is September or October|
October 2008 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Oct 2||Eid al-Fitr 2008||Muslim||-3917|
|Oct 6||Child Health Day 2008||Observance||-3913|
|Oct 13||Columbus Day 2008||Federal Holiday||-3906|
|Oct 9||Yom Kippur 2008||Jewish||-3910|
|Oct 9||Leif Erikson 2008||Observance||-3910|
|Oct 9||Dussehra 2008||Hindu||-3910|
|Oct 14||Sukkot 2008||Jewish||-3905|
|Oct 16||Boss's Day 2008||Observance||-3903|
|Oct 21||Shemini Atzeret 2008||Jewish||-3898|
|Oct 22||Simchat Torah 2008||Jewish||-3897|
|Oct 28||Diwali 2008||Hindu||-3891|
|Oct 31||Halloween 2008||Observance||-3888|