Dussehra (Vijayadashmi) is the last day of Durga Puja festival. On this day idols of Goddess Durga are immersed in water bodies. This process is known as Durga Visrajan or Durga Nimajjan.
The celebrations of Durga Visarjan in West Bengal can be compared to Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations in Maharashtra.
For Durga Visarjan, idols of goddess Durga are taken through the streets in a procession accompanied by dancing and singing and are later immersed in nearby pond. river or sea, symbolising a ritual seeing-off of her journey towards her abode, taking away with her the misfortunes of all mankind.
Durga Visarjan 2018 Date :
In 2018, Dussehra (Durga Visarjan) will be celebrated on Friday, 19th October 2018.
Dashami Tithi begins on 18th October 2018 at 15.25 hrs IST and ends on 19th October 2018 at 17:57 hrs IST.
Durga Visarjan 2018 Muhurat Timing :
I am sure, devotees of Maa Durga would be searching for Durga Visarjan 2018 Muhurat Auspicious Timings.
Durga Visarjan is ideally done either during Aparahna (अपराह्ण) time or Pratahkala (प्रात:काल) while Dashami Tithi is prevailing.
Durga Visarjan 2018 Muhurat Time – 06:21 to 08:43 Duration = 2 Hours 21 Mins