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Kullu Dussehra 2023 dates and schedule m, Celebration in Kullu valley of Himachal Pradesh.

Celebration of week long Kullu Dussehra Festival.

 Welcome to the land of Rishi-Muni’s and Devi-Devtas.

Kullu Dussehra 2023 event datesWeek-long Kullu Dussehra 2023 will be celebrated from 24-OCT-2023 to 30-OCT-2023.

Religious Rituals and Processions:
The festivities of Kullu Dussehra span over ten days, culminating on the day of Vijayadashami, which marks the victory of good over evil. The main attraction of the festival is the grand procession, known as the "Rath Yatra," where the idol of Lord Raghunathji is carried in a beautifully decorated chariot through the streets of Kullu. Devotees, dressed in traditional attire, gather in large numbers to witness this religious spectacle and seek blessings from the deity. The air resonates with devotional songs, drumbeats, and the aroma of incense, creating an atmosphere of immense spiritual energy.

Kullu Dussehra 2023 dates, schedule, and Highlights

Event Name
Kullu Dussehra 2023
Start Date
End Date
7 days
Dhalpur, Kullu-175101 (Himachal Pradesh). Click here to see on Google Map.
Rath Yaatra of Lord Raghunath Ji. Over 100 Devi-Devtas(deities) are invited to Kullu to pay homage to Lord Raghunath Ji. PM Narendra Modi will be the part of Opening Ceremony on Day-1.
The town of Kullu district celebrates Dussehra Festival with great enthusiasm. Kullu Dussehra will be celebrated on the 10th day of the month of Ashvina (September–October), the seventh month of the Hindu calendar, with the appearance of the full moon, an event called the “bright fortnight” (Shukla paksha)

For any official inquiry and participation in a Cultural program which is organized by the Kullu Dussehra committee during a week-long Kullu Dussehra festival in Lal Chand Prarthi Kala Kendra, Please get in touch with the Kullu Dussehra committee or respected Deputy Commissioner(DC) of our district Kullu the chairperson of Kullu Dussehra committee.

Schedule of Cultural Activities in LCP Kala Kendra in Kullu Dussehra 2022?

   Thanks for visiting, We will update the schedule of Cultural Programs here, so keep visiting us. Also, we will update you when the plots distribution/auction started for Dhalpur ground for temporary shops. We will update also update the Highlights of Kullu Dussehra 2022.

Kullu Dussehra 2022 Event details HIGHLIGHTS

 This year again 300 Devi-Devta are expected to be invited to take part in Rath Yaatra of Lord Raghunath Ji in Kullu Dussehra 2022. Cultural programs schedule for this year at LCP Kala Kendra will be updated here when the Dussehra festival will be near.

वर्ष 2021 में 300 से अधिक देवी-देवता को आमंत्रण भेजा गया था और दशहरा Committee की तरफ़ से कोई सहायता नहीं की गयी थी और देवता को अपने खर्चे पर ही कुल्लू आना पड़ा। यहाँ आने के साथ यहाँ 7 दिन तक रहने का खर्चा भी देवता को स्वयम् की उठाना पड़ा।

Rath Procession will be during sun set on 5th-OCT-2022.

Dev Rath, Kullu Dussehra.

—— Past few years Celebration History —- Kullu Dussehra 2020 dates. schedule of night program is not there. Section 144 is imposed in Kullu from 25th-Oct-2020 to 31st-Oct-2020.

Kullu Dussehra 2020 dates: Week-long Kullu Dussehra 2020 started from October 25th, 2020, and ends on October 31st, 2020. 

Deities Invited in Kullu Dussehra 2020:


Hidimba Mata, Manali.


Tripura Sundari, Naggar.


Bijli Mahadev, Kharahal.


Jamdagani Rishi(Jamlu Devta), Peej.


Aadi Bramha, Khokhan.


Lakshmi Narayan, Raila.


Devta Veer(Gohri Deu), Dhalpur.

Himachal is now open for tourists coming from outside Himachal Pradesh, Interstate tourists are allowed by the HP Government without e-pass and registration.

Event Name
Kullu Dussehra 2020
Start Date
25th October 2020
End Date
31st October 2020
7 days
Dhalpur, Kullu-175101 (Himachal Pradesh). Click here to see on Google Map.
Around 200 to 250 Devi-Devtas(deities) arrive Kullu to pay homage to Lord Raghunath Ji.
The town of Kullu district celebrates Dussehra Festival with great enthusiasm. Kullu Dussehra will be celebrated on the 10th day of the month of Ashvina (September–October), the seventh month of the Hindu calendar, with the appearance of the full moon, an event called the “bright fortnight” (Shukla paksha)

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic(COVID-19) Dussehra festival celebration is also affected. We will keep you updated here, So please visit us regularly.

Earlier Week-long Kullu Dussehra 2019 was celebrated from 8th-October to 14th October 2019.
The annual Mela or festival takes place at Dhalpur ground in the Kullu Valley. Kullu valley is also known as the Valley of Gods, in Himachal Pradesh India.
 The festival celebrates the triumph of the God Rama(good) over Ravana (evil).
As the Dussehra festival is celebrated all over the country but Kullu Dussehra has its own charm because all the gods & goddesses of the whole valley come in their rathas to Dhalpur Kullu to celebrate this occasion. The murti of Lord Rama and Devi Sita from Ramayana Period (Devi Sita's murti which was made for Ashwamedha yagna) are the centers of attraction of this mela. Dussehra Mela is celebrated the week-long.


8-10-2019 - स्वरूप खान
9-10-2019 - सुरेश वाडकर10-10-2019 - पंजाबी नाईट निंजा
11-10-2019 - ज्योतिका टांगरी और कुशल पाल
12-10-2019 - एनिमेटिड लेजर लाइट एंड साउंड शो
13-10-2019 - बालीवुड नाईट सोनू निगम
14-10-2019 - पहाड़ी नाईट

Rath Yaatra in Festival
Rath Yatra India
1st day the Ratha yatra in the festival :
The Rath Yatra of the idol of Lord Raghunath is led by the Kullu Raja and village deities and is known as the running of the Gods. About 200 local deities converge at Kullu to pay obeisance to Lord Raghunath Ji, which makes the festival a rare event. The idol of these deities is brought from the different parts of Kullu valley and adjoining Mandi District and are kept in camps at Dhalpur Ground along with their devotees. Thousands of devotees of all over the land pull the ropes of the chariot of Lord Rama and Devi Devtas also join this event.
     On the 2nd, 3rd, 4th & 5th-day people come and go to the camps of different Devi-Devtas and Raghunath Ji to get their blessings. At the same time, they do a lot of shopping and enjoy different cultural activities which takes place in kalakendra at Dhalpur,
     The 6th day of Dussehra also called Mahalla Dev Milan) On this day all the Devi devtas come to the camp of Raghunath Ji to have Lord Rama and Devi Sita's darshan and also meet each other because after this festival they will only meet after one year. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos.

   7th day of Dussehra (Lanka Dahan): On this day putl (putla) of Ravana, Kumbh Karan and Meghnath are burnt down to show the triumph of good and defeat of evil. The chariot of Lord Rama is pulled back to the same place from where it was pulled on the very 1st day of Kullu Dussehra. After this, the idols of Raghunath ji and Devi Sita are placed at their temple at Raghunathpur Kullu. All the devi-devtas also go back to their respective villages. Kullu Dussehra mirrors Himachal culture in it entirely. It clearly shows the lifestyle, love of dance music and belief of the people in this region To see the colorful Himachal in one place, Kullu Dussehra is the right place. This is a state fair. People from Punjab, Haryana, Delhi and Uttar Pradesh, and other far-flung places to enjoy Kullu Dussehra. Now not only Indian people from the other countries also come to see this festival. Every person from dev Bhoomi feels lucky to be born in such a blessed place.
     The Rath procession starts a week of religious ceremonies, cultural activities, socializing, and shopping at the huge bazaar, or market, that comprises most of the Mela ground. The people of Himachal Pradesh are fun-loving and they try to enjoy their full during these seven long days.

Some of the Devtas who comes to the world-famous “Kullu Dussehra” are :
‣ Adi Brahma (Khokhan, Rohalgi)
‣ Arji Pal (Jhokri, Kothi, Hurang)
‣ Arji Pal (Nargi, Kothi Maharaja)
‣ Asha Puri (Kandi, Tahsil Banjar, Kullu)
‣ Ayadu Mahavir (Shohul, Kothi Bunga, Up Tahsil Sainj)
‣ Ayadu Nag (Dehuri, Kothi Bunga, Up Tahsil Sainj)
‣ Bala Tripura Sundari (Naggar)
‣ Bali Narayan (Bashkola, Kothi Baragarh)
‣ Balidhu Dev (Kais)
‣ Banshira (Kanon, Kothi Bunga)
‣ Banshira (Siddhava, Kothi Manglaur)
‣ Barahi (Mauil, Kothi Shainshar, Up Tahsil Sainj)
‣ Bhaga Siddh (Narogi, Kothi Kotkandi)
‣ Bhaga Siddh (Pini)
‣ Bharatha Devi (Galchhet, Kothi Mandalgarh)
‣ Bhatanti (Naggar)
‣ Bhuhni (Baula, Kothi- Shikari Tahsil Banjar)
‣ Bijli Mahadev (Mathan)
‣ Brahma (Kanon, Kothi Bunga, Up Tahsill Sainj)
‣ Burhi Nagan (Ghiyagi, Kothi Kharagarh, Tahsil Banjar, Kullu)
‣ Chaman (Chyavan) Rhishi (Najan,Kothi Kotkandi)
‣ Chambhu (Kasholi, Kothi Daul, Tahsil Nirmand)
‣ Chamunda (Nashala, Kothi Naggar)
‣ Chhamahun Nag (Baragran, Tahsil Banjar, Kullu)
‣ Chhamahun Nag (Daliyara (Kotla), Kothi Bunga)
‣ Chhamani Narayan (Chhaman, Kothi Kais, Phati Khashauri)
‣ Chotru Nag (Shodha, Kothi Raghupur, Tahsil Ani, Zila Kullu)
‣ Darvasa Rishi (Palgi, Kothi Bhalahan)
‣ Dashmi Varda (Kais)
‣ Dev Gauhri (Bari Tuni, KothiKais, Kharahal)
‣ Devi Phungni (Shirarh, Kothi Rayasan)
‣ Devta Jamlu (Sis)
‣ Dhumbal Nag (Halan, Kothi-Baragarh)
‣ Docha-Mocha (Gazan-Karjan)
‣ Garg Rhishi (Rot)
‣ Gargacharya (Lashni)
‣ Gauhri Deu (Bagan, Kothi Maharaja)
‣ Gauhri Deu (Buai, Kothi Maharaja, Phati Barahar)
‣ Gauhri Deu (Dachani, Baragarh)
‣ Gauhri Deu (Damchin, Kothi hurang)
‣ Gauhri Deu (Dhalpur, Kullu)
‣ Gauhri Deu (Hurla, Kothi Kotkandi)
‣ Gauhri Deu (Janahal, Kothi-Khokhan)
‣ Gauhri Deu (Pangan Kothji Raysan)
‣ Gauhri Deu (Phojal, Kothi Hurang)
‣ Gautam Rishi (Manihar, Kothi Kotkandi)
‣ Gautam Rhishi, Dev Vyas and Kanchan Nag (Gaushal, Kothi Manali)
‣ Ghatotkach (Siddhma, Kothi Manglaur, Tahsil Banjar)
‣ Hari Narayan (Kathi, Kothi-Hurang)
‣ Hirma Hadimba Devi (Manali)
‣ Hurang Narayan (Daral, Kothi Hurang)
‣ Hurang Narayan (Gadiyara)
‣ Jamlu (Chaknani, Kothi Maharaja, Phati Piz)
‣ Jamlu (Ursu, Kothi Kotkandhi, Kullu)
‣ Jamlu Devta (Havai)
‣ Jamlu Devta (Shyah)
‣ Janasar (Raih, Kothi Banogi, Phati Maneshi, Uptah Sainj
‣ Jehar (Nijan, Kothi Kotkandi)
‣ Juanu Mahadev (Juani, Kothi Kais)
‣ Jvala Phojan, Kothi Hurang)
‣ Jvalamukhi (Shamshi, Kothi Khokhan)
‣ Kaila Vir (Kamand, Kothi Maharaja, Phathi Kharihar)
‣ Kali Nag (Karal Kothi Mandalgarh)
‣ Kali Narayan (Jonga, Kothi Maharaja, Phathi, Barahar)
‣ Kali Ori (Archhani, Kothi Naggar)
‣ Khodu Mahadev (Dhara, Kothi Chaihni, Tahsil Banjar)
‣ Khodu Mahadev (Trehan, Kothi Kotkandi)
‣ Lakshmi Narayan (Koliberh)
‣ Lakshmi Narayan (Rayla, Up Tahsil Sainj)
‣ Lomash Rhishi (Pekhari, Kothi Nuhanda,Tahsil Banjar)
‣ Mahamai (Kacchaini, Up Tahsil Sainj)
‣ Mahaviir (Uali, Ser, Kothi Khokhan)
‣ Mahavir (Manglaur, Kothi Manglaur, Tahsil Banjar)
‣ Mangaleshvar Mahadev (Chheaunr, Kothi Kotkandi)
‣ Markandev Rhishi Manglaur (Manlaur, Kothi Manglaur)
‣ Markandey Rhishi (Balagarh, Kothi Shikari, Tahsil Banjar, Kullu)
‣ Nag Dev (Suchehan, Kothi Banogi, Up Tahsil Sainj)
‣ Naina Devi (Sundar Nagar, Zila Mandi)
‣ Narad Muni (Ninu, Kothi Kotkandi)
‣ Narayan ((Bari Shilh, Kothi Rayasan)
‣ Narayan (Meha, Kothi Baragarh)
‣ Neitra Devi (Khashambhali Dhar, Kothi Khokhan, Phati Bhulang)
‣ Pajhari (Bahu, Tahsil Banjar, Zila Kullu)
‣ Panchali Devi (Panjali, Kothi Pahtehpur, Tahsil Banjar, Kullu)
‣ Pandir Rhishi (Katheugi)
‣ Pasha Kot (Shelri, Koothi Mandalgarh)
‣ Patrunu Nag (Paghona, Kothi Bunga)
‣ Paunj Vir (Lot, Kothi Maharaja, Phati Barahara)
‣ Paunz Vir (Bakhli, Kjothi Khokhan, Phati-Shilihar)
‣ Pirdu Than (Pirdi, Kothi Maharaja)
‣ Ranpal (Mauhal, Kothi Khokhan)
‣ Rupan Pal (Paha, Kothi Maharaja)
‣ Rupnu Pal (Tari Ra Gran, Kothi Khokhan)
‣ Sakirni Deu Shringi Rhishi (Bagi, Tahsil Banjar)
‣ Shabri (Shuru)
‣ Shaprara Narayan (Ashni)
‣ Shaprara Narayan (Bharogi, Kothi Kotkandi)
‣ Sharpal (Bonsu, Kothi Maharaja)
‣ Shyama Kali (Dalasni, Kothi Bhalahan, Phati Rot)
‣ Surajpal (Bara Bhuin, Kothi Kotkandi)
‣ Tarunu Nag (Bhagona, Tahsil Banjar)
‣ Than Narayan (Bhutthi)
‣ Trijugi Narayan (Diyar)
‣ Tundi Devi (Bhulang, Kothi Khokhan)
‣ Tundi Vir (Dalasani)
‣ Vasuki Nag (Thati Birh, Kothi Gopalpur, Tahsil Banjar)
‣ Vir Varadhi (Kareri, Kothi Maharaja)
‣ Vyas Rishi (Kuinr, Kothi Raghupur, Phati Vishaladhar, Tahsil Ani, Kullu).
Kullu Dussehra, International Festival 2017.Kullu Dussehra, International Festival 2018.
Past Events :
 • Week-long Kullu Dussehra 2018 celebrated from 19th-October-2018 to 25-October-2018.
Kullu Dussehra, International Festival 2019 celebrated from 8th-Oct-2019 to 14th-Oct-2019.
Tips for visitors :

Week-long Kullu Dussehra is beginning on 8th October, So So plan your journey and schedule your trip & witness A celestial ballet of God's Plan as soon as possible before it's too late.

Night program schedule 2019 :
Kull Dussehra 2019 Night program schedule | Travelling Phone
Night program schedule 2019

Kullu Dussehra 2023 datesWeek-long Kullu Dussehra 2023 will be celebrated in September-October 2023, Exact dates will be updated here in January 2023.

Kullu Dussehra 2024 dates: Week-long Kullu Dussehra 2024 will be celebrated in September-October 2024, Exact dates will be updated here in January 2024.

Kullu Dussehra 2025 datesWeek-long Kullu Dussehra 2025 will be celebrated in September-October 2025, Exact dates will be updated here in January 2025.

Thanks for visiting us.. The exact Dates of upcoming festivals will be updated in January of every year, So keep visiting us.

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