When is Dussehra 2025?

Dussehra 2025 is on Thursday 2nd Oct, 2025 (02/10/2025) in 850 days

What is Dussehra?


The Dussehra festival that marks the triumph of Lord Rama over the demon king Ravana is also known as Vijayadashami, Dashain or Dasara. Rama killed Ravana on that day. Dussehra, festival celebrated on the tenth day, marks the end of the nine days of Navratri.

During this festival, people decorate the entrances of houses and shops with flower studded strings called "Torans", which means “Floral Gateways ".

At night, the effigies of Meghanad, Kumbhakaran and Ravana are stuffed with firecrackers and set alight.

Dates for Dussehra from 2015 to 2030

The next occurrence of Dussehra is marked in red

When is ...?WeekdayDateDays away
Dussehra 2030SundayOct 6th in 2680 days
Dussehra 2029TuesdayOct 16th in 2325 days
Dussehra 2028WednesdaySep 27th in 1941 days
Dussehra 2027SaturdayOct 9th in 1587 days
Dussehra 2026TuesdayOct 20th in 1233 days
Dussehra 2025ThursdayOct 2nd in 850 days
Dussehra 2024SaturdayOct 12th in 495 days
Dussehra 2023TuesdayOct 24th in 141 days
Dussehra 2022WednesdayOct 5th 242 days ago
Dussehra 2021FridayOct 15th 597 days ago
Dussehra 2020SundayOct 25th 952 days ago
Dussehra 2019TuesdayOct 8th 1335 days ago
Dussehra 2018FridayOct 19th 1689 days ago
Dussehra 2017SaturdaySep 30th 2073 days ago
Dussehra 2016TuesdayOct 11th 2427 days ago
Dussehra 2015ThursdayOct 22nd 2782 days ago
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Quick Facts

Start DateOct 2, 2025
When? Starts in 850 days
Duration1 Day
Type Hindu Holidays

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