Dussehra and Durga Pooja Wishes in Hindi and Other Indian Languages

Updated on October 11, 2019
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Wish your loved ones a happy Dussehra in their native or regional language.
Wish your loved ones a happy Dussehra in their native or regional language. | Source

Vijayadashami, also known as Dussehra or Dasara, is celebrated by Hindus across India and beyond. In both India and other countries, Hindus celebrate this auspicious day to signify the end of Navaratri and the victory of truth over evil. During the festivities, many people reminisce about the mythological story of the victory of the goddess Durga over the demon Mahishasura.

In some areas, this celebration is also also known as Durga Pooja. Though the occasion goes by different names in different areas, the meaning is the same accross regions and cultures: on this day, we celebrate the victory of Good over Bad and Light over Darkness.

What Are Some Other Names for Vijayadashami?

  • Dushara
  • Dussehra
  • Dusshera
  • Dasara
  • Dasahara
  • Dashain
  • Durga Pooja
  • Mahanavami

During Vijayadashami, people share their wishes with friends, relatives, loved ones, and colleagues by sending SMS messages, cards, emails, and other greetings. Those who wish to be extra thoughtful may want to consider wishing their dear ones well in their native or regional languages. This article contains Dussehra wishes in a variety of languages.

Dushara Greetings in a Variety of Languages

  1. Hindi
  2. Bengali
  3. Punjabi
  4. Gujarati
  5. Marathi
  6. Kannada
  7. Telugu

Best wishes for Vijayadashami—विजयदशमी की हार्दिक शुभकामनाएँ
Best wishes for Vijayadashami—विजयदशमी की हार्दिक शुभकामनाएँ | Source

1. Dussehra Wishes In Hindi

Hindi, India's national language, is spoken across across the country and is understood by most residents. Hindi is the official language of many Indian states, including Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Chattisgarh, and Jharkhand. Here are some of the most common Dussehra quotes and messages that you can share with loved ones whose first language is Hindi.

Message Meaning
Hindi Translation
Best wishes for Dussehara
Dussehara Ki Hardik Badhaiyan
दशहरा की हार्दिक बधाइयाँ |
Best wishes for Vijayadashami
Vijayadashami Ki Hardik Shubhkamnaayen
विजयदशमी की हार्दिक शुभकामनाएँ |
Happy Dussehara
Dussehara ki Badhayi
दशहरा की बधाई |
Wishing you an auspicious Dussehara
Shubh Dussehara OR Aapka Dashahara Mangalmay ho
शुभ दशहरा OR आपका दशहरा मंगलमय हो |
Wishing you an auspicious Vijayadashami
Shubh Vijayadashami
शुभ विजयादशमी |
This table contains common Vijayadashami wishes in Hindi.
Happy Durga Pooja—শুভ বিজয়া
Happy Durga Pooja—শুভ বিজয়া | Source

2. Dussehra and Navratri Wishes In Bengali

Durga Pooja is a nine-day festival of worship dedicated to the goddess Durga in celebration of her defeat of the demon Mahishasura. It is observed by Hindus and Bengalis across India but is celebrated most notably in West Bengal, Odisha, and some of the Northeastern states.

The name Navratri is a combination of "nav," which means nine, and "ratri," which means night. The nine nights of worship correspond to the nine avatars of the goddess Durga. According to Hindu mythology, Devi Paksha begins on Mahalaya during Navratri.

Message Meaning
Bengali Translation
Wishing you an auspicious Navratri
Subho Bijoya
শুভ বিজয়া
Happy Durga Pooja
Subho Durga Pooja
শুভ বিজয়া
Happy Dussehara
Subho Mahalaya
শুভ মহালয়া
This table contains common Vijayadashami wishes in Bengali.
Happy Dussehra—ਦੁਸਹਿਰਾ ਮੁਬਾਰਕ
Happy Dussehra—ਦੁਸਹਿਰਾ ਮੁਬਾਰਕ | Source

3. Dussehra Wishes in Punjabi

The Dussehra festival is celebrated all across the nation by Sikhs and Hindus from the Punjab region of the Indian subcontinent. People celebrate the victory of Lord Rama over the demon king Ravana. Statues of Ravana are burned to symbolize the destruction of evil, and fireworks are exploded to represent the victory of good over bad and light over darkness.

Message Meaning
Punjabi Translation
Happy Dussehra
Dusahirā mubāraka
ਦੁਸਹਿਰਾ ਮੁਬਾਰਕ
This table contains a common Vijayadashami message in Punjabi.
Happy Dusshehra—ਹੈਪ੍ਪੀ ਦੁਸਹਿਰਾ
Happy Dusshehra—ਹੈਪ੍ਪੀ ਦੁਸਹਿਰਾ | Source

4. Dussehra Wishes in Gujarati

Dussehra is celebrated as Navratri by Gujaratis all over the world. in Gujarat, the revelry erupts into a nine-night-long dance festival. Garba, the famous folk-dance of Gujarat, involves participants dancing through the night with dandiya sticks.

Message Meaning
Gujarati Translation
Happy Dusshehra
Dusshehra ni Hardik Subhkamana
ਹੈਪ੍ਪੀ ਦੁਸਹਿਰਾ
Happy Navratri
Navratri ni Hardik Subhkamana
નવરાત્રી ની હાર્દિક શુભકામના
This table contains common Vijayadashami wishes in Gujarati.
Best wishes for Dussehra—दष्ण्याच्या हार्दिक सुबेक्षा
Best wishes for Dussehra—दष्ण्याच्या हार्दिक सुबेक्षा | Source

5. Dussehra Wishes in Marathi

Dusshera, which is also popularly known as Vijayadashami, is celebrated every year with abundant fervor and enthusiasm in Maharashtra. Dussehra is celebrated at the end of Navratri, the nine-day worship of the goddess Durga.

Message Meaning
Marathi Translation
Best wishes for Dussehra
Dashanyachya Hardik Subeksha
दष्ण्याच्या हार्दिक सुबेक्षा
Happy Vijayadashami
Anandi Vijayadashami
आनंदी विजयादशमी
Happy Dussehra
Anandi Dussehra
आनंदी दस्सेहरा
This table contains common Vijayadashami wishes in Marathi.
Happy Vijayadasami—ಹ್ಯಾಪಿ ವಿಜಯದಶಮಿ
Happy Vijayadasami—ಹ್ಯಾಪಿ ವಿಜಯದಶಮಿ | Source

6. Dussehra Wishes in Kannada

Vijayadasami is also known as Dasara or Dusshera in the Kannada language, which is spoken in Karnataka and some parts of Goa. Like those in other parts of India, revelers in Karnataka celebrate either Durga or Rama's victory over evil. Those who celebrate Dusshera use the occasion to commemorate Rama's return home after 14 years away.

The Dussehra Celebration in Mysore is world-famous. Most people perform rituals of worship at home then gather in the evening in front of the Mysore Palace to view a display involving elephants, horses, the state sword, other weapons, the Hindu Devi goddess in her warrior form, and the Vishnu avatar Rama.

Dussehra Wishes
Wishes in Kannada
Happy Dusshehra
Dasara habbada haardika Shubha Shayagalu
ಹ್ಯಾಪಿ ದುಸ್ಸೇಹ್ರಾ
Happy Vijayadasami
Dasara habbada haardika Shubha Shayagalu
ಹ್ಯಾಪಿ ವಿಜಯದಶಮಿ
Wish you the auspicious occasion of Dussehara
Dasara habbada haardika Shubha Shayagalu
ದಸರಾ ಹಬ್ಬದ ಹಾರ್ದಿಕ ಶುಭಾಶಯಗಳು
This table contains common Vijayadashami wishes in Kannada.
Happy Dussehra—హ్యాపీ దుస్సేహ్రా
Happy Dussehra—హ్యాపీ దుస్సేహ్రా | Source

7. Dussehra Wishes in Telugu

Telugu devotees celebrate the Dussehra festival with traditions of devotion and gaiety in Andhra Pradesh and across the world. For the nine days of Navrati, devotees worship the goddess Durga and celebrate her victory over Mahishasur. On the tenth day (Vijaydashami), they immerse idols of the goddess in a lake or river.

Dussehra Wishes
Wishes in Telugu
Happy Dussehra
Dussehra Anandamuganu
హ్యాపీ దుస్సేహ్రా
Auspicious Dussehra
Pavitramaina Dussehra
పవిత్రమైన దసరా
This table contains common Vijayadashami wishes in Telugu.

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