Monday June 24, 2019

Dussehra 2008

Dussehra celebrations with Lord Rama prevailing over the Demon Ravana.Dussehra celebrations with Lord Rama prevailing over the Demon Ravana.

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
Type:Observance, Hindu
When:Ashvin which is September or October

October 2008 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
Oct 2Eid al-Fitr 2008Muslim-3917
Oct 6Child Health Day 2008Observance-3913
Oct 13Columbus Day 2008Federal Holiday-3906
Oct 9Yom Kippur 2008Jewish-3910
Oct 9Leif Erikson 2008Observance-3910
Oct 9Dussehra 2008Hindu-3910
Oct 14Sukkot 2008Jewish-3905
Oct 16Boss's Day 2008Observance-3903
Oct 21Shemini Atzeret 2008Jewish-3898
Oct 22Simchat Torah 2008Jewish-3897
Oct 28Diwali 2008Hindu-3891
Oct 31Halloween 2008Observance-3888

Dussehra by Year