The first big festival of the season, Dussehra is typically
celebrated for 10 days in anticipation of the beginning of harvest
season. In Bangalore Dussehra has added meaning, as it is taken to
commemorate the victory of the goddess Cahmundeshwari over the
demon Mahishasur. It is celebrated through an assortment of
religious performances and rituals, which are intended to activate
the fertility of the soil and invoke the mother goddess Ravana.
Travellers can expect to see bonfires and firewor Event Date: 6 October 2011 Event Time: Various Venue: Various
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