Bhai Dooj 2016 Date, Shubh Muhurat in India
Bhai Dooj 1 November 2016 Best Wishes, Gift Ideas
Bhai Dooj Significance / About Bhai Dooj
Bhai Dooj / Bhau-Beej / Bhai Tika is a festival celebrated by Hindus of India and Nepal on the last day of the five-day-long Diwali or Tihar festival. This is the second day of the brilliant fortnight or Shukla Paksha of the Hindu lunar month of Kartika in Bikram Sambat.
The celebration of Bhai Dooj festivals is almost like the festival of Raksha Bandhan. On this day, sisters pray to the God for a long and glad life for their siblings, by performing out the Tika ritual. The festival of Bhai Dooj increases the love amongst the family and tightens the social attachments. Bhai Dooj is a day for Siblings, they share gifts and sweets with each other and enjoy the moment
Story Behind Bhai Dooj
Bhai Dooj is also known as ‘Yama Dwitiya’ as it is believed that on this day, Yamaraj, the Lord of Death, visits his sister Yami, who puts the auspicious Tika on the forehead of Lord Yama and prays for his happiness and well being.
Another story behind Bhai Dooj is on this day, Lord Krishna, after assassinating the Narakasura demon, goes to his sister Subhadra who greets him with the beautiful holy lamp, colourful flowers and lots of sweet, and puts the sacred protective Tika on her brother’s forehead.
Bhai Dooj Celebration
Upon the arrival of the Bhai Dooj festival , sisters welcome their siblings for an extravagant dinner mostly including their most loved dishes or desserts. The entire service connotes the obligation of a sibling to secure his sister, and in addition a sister’s gifts for her sibling.
Conveying forward the function in conventional style, sisters perform aarti for their sibling and apply a red tika on the sibling’s temple. This tika service on the event of Bhai Dooj connotes the sister’s sincerest supplications for the long and upbeat existence of her sibling. Consequently siblings favor their sisters and treat them likewise with blessings or money.
Bhai Dooj 2016 Shubh Muhurat
Date – 1st November, 2016 Tuesday
Bhai Dooj Tika Muhurat – 12:45 to 14:37
Bhai Dooj 2016 Gift Ideas
There are so many things you can buy for your siblings as a gift of love on the auspicious day of Bhai Dooj to make them happy. Here are some gift ideas you can give to your brother or sister –
- A Wrist Watch
- A Tie
- Some Clothes
- A Wallet
- Mobile Phone
- Heart Shaped Chocolates
- A dress
- A Wristwatch
- A handicraft Bag
- Makeup Box
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Bhai Dooj or Bhai Beej is the festival of brother and sister and is celebrated with great happiness and joy. We Wish you a very happy Bhai Dooj in advance. Stay happy and Prosper.
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