Vijayadashami, also known as Dussehra, is one of the most important festivals celebrated in various forms, across India,Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh as well as parts of Pakistan.
Dasha-hara literally means Dashanan ravan defeated by Lord Rama and victory over the ten-headed demon king Ravana.
The day also marks the victory of Goddess Durga over the demon Mahishasur. The Goddess fought with evils for nine nights and ten days. The Vijayadashami meaning the victory on the dashami (10th Day).