Bada Dashain being celebrated across countryThe auspicious hour for receiving tika as a prasad of Nawadurga on the occasion of Bijaya Dashami festival is at 10:19 am, according to the Nepal Panchanga Nirnayak Samiti.
Nepali people living in the country and abroad received ‘tika’, ‘jamara’ and blessings on the auspicious day of Bijaya Dashami.
'Tika' is the mixture of red vermillion powder and curd that is put on the forehead as a sign of victory and good luck. Similarly, 'jamara' are the maize or barley shoots that are germinated especially for the Dashain festival.
Likewise, the auspicious hour for Devi Bisarjan is 10:11 am. Tika as a prasad of Durga is received from elders and seniors in the family starting from today until Poornima, the last day of Dashain festival.